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The saga of the name Cutler follows a line reaching back through history to the days of the Anglo-Saxon tribes in Britain. It was a name for someone who worked as a knife-maker. The surname Cutler originally derived from the Old French Cotelier.

Cutler Early Origins



The surname Cutler was first found in London, England where they held a family seat from early times.

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Cutler Spelling Variations


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Cutler Spelling Variations



Before the last few hundred years, the English language had no fast system of spelling rules. For that reason, spelling variations are commonly found in early Anglo-Saxon surnames. Over the years, many variations of the name Cutler were recorded, including Cutler, Cutlere, Cuttler, Coutler, Coutlere, Coutlar, Cutlar, Cutlur, Cutlare, Cuttlar, Cuttlure, Couttler and many more.

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Cutler Early History


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Cutler Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cutler research. Another 349 words (25 lines of text) covering the years 1212 and 1296 are included under the topic Early Cutler History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Cutler Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Cutler Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Cutler Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



To escape oppression and starvation at that time, many English families left for the "open frontiers" of the New World with all its perceived opportunities. In droves people migrated to the many British colonies, those in North America in particular, paying high rates for passages in cramped, unsafe ships. Although many of the settlers did not make the long passage alive, those who did see the shores of North America perceived great opportunities before them. Many of the families that came from England went on to make essential contributions to the emerging nations of Canada and the United States. Research into various historical records revealed some of first members of the Cutler family emigrate to North America:

Cutler Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Clinton Cutler, aged 20, landed in St Christopher in 1635
  • James Cutler of Watertown, Massachusetts, who settled there in the year 1635
  • Clinton Cutler also settled in 1635 in St. Christopher
  • Tho Cutler, aged 35, landed in Barbados in 1635
  • Chr Cutler, who arrived in Virginia in 1637
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Cutler Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • William Cutler, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1844
  • J M Cutler, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1850
  • Kasper H Cutler, aged 29, arrived in New Orleans, La in 1853-1854
  • S M Cutler, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1860
  • J A Cutler, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1860
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Cutler Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Ada May Cutler, aged 15, who emigrated to the United States from Essex, in 1905
  • Arthur Cutler, aged 52, who settled in America, in 1905
  • Alvin B. Cutler, aged 2, who landed in America, in 1908
  • Amy J. Cutler, who emigrated to the United States, in 1909
  • Albert T. Cutler, aged 33, who emigrated to the United States, in 1909
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Cutler Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Mr. Anthony Cutler U.E. who settled in Shefford Township, Eastern Townships, Quebec c. 1783 listed as an association of Captain John Savage [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  • Ensign Thomas Cutler U.E. (b. 1752) born in Boston, Massachusetts, USA from Hatfield, Massachusetts, USA who settled in Chedabucto Bay [Port Mouton], Nova Scotia c. 1783 he severed as part of Governor Wentworth's Volunteers then Orange Rangers Regiment, married to Elizabeth Goldsbury they had 5 children he died in 1837 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  • Mr. Thomas Cutler U.E. who settled in Canada c. 1783 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Cutler Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century

  • Edith Cutler, aged 23, who emigrated to Halifax Nova Scotia, in 1905
  • Arthur Charles Cutler, aged 34, who emigrated to Toronto, Canada, in 1921
  • Betty Kathleen Cutler, who settled in Toronto, Canada, in 1921

Cutler Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Benjamin Cutler, a builder, arrived in New South Wales, Australia sometime between 1825 and 1832
  • William Cutler, English convict from Wiltshire, who was transported aboard the "Agincourt" on July 6, 1844, settling in Van Diemen's Land, Australia [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2014, November 24) Agincourt voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1844 with 226 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/agincourt/1844
  • Charles Cutler arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Mount Stuart Elphinstone" in 1851
  • Ellen Cutler arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Mount Stuart Elphinstone" in 1851
  • Mary Ann Cutler arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Mount Stuart Elphinstone" in 1851
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Cutler Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Emma Cutler, aged 20, a tailoress, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Douglas" in 1873

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Contemporary Notables of the name Cutler (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Cutler (post 1700)



  • Lysander Cutler (1807-1866), American businessman, educator and Union Army General during the American Civil War
  • David Neil "Dave" Cutler Sr. (b. 1942), American software engineer, head designer of Microsoft Windows NT
  • R.J. Cutler, American Emmy Award and Peabody Award winning, two-time Academy Award nominated filmmaker, television producer and theater director
  • John Alpheus Cutler (1784-1864), American leader in the Latter Day Saint movement
  • Kenny Cutler (b. 1982), American soccer player
  • Eric Cutler, American tenor
  • Lloyd Norton Cutler (1917-2005), American attorney, White House Counsel during for President Carter and Clinton
  • Scott Michael Cutler, American Academy Award and Golden Globe nominated songwriter, musician, record producer, and music executive
  • Manasseh Cutler (1742-1823), American clergyman and politician, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Massachusetts (1801-1803) and (1803-1805)
  • Jay Christopher Cutler (b. 1983), American NFL football quarterback for the Chicago Bears
  • ... (Another 11 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  2. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2014, November 24) Agincourt voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1844 with 226 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/agincourt/1844

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  2. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  3. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
  4. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
  5. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
  6. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  7. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
  8. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
  9. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  10. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
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The Cutler Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Cutler Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

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