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The surname Cutliff belongs to the large category of Anglo-Saxon habitation names, which are derived from pre-existing names for towns, villages, parishes, or farmsteads. It is thought that this name is derived from one of the following place names: Concliff, county Lancashire, or Catcliffe, a small hamlet in West Yorkshire near Rotherham.

Cutliff Early Origins



The surname Cutliff was first found in Yorkshire where early records mention Robert de Cundeclif, in the Rotuli Hundredorum in 1246, Thomas Cunclyff in 1411 in the register of the Freemen in the City of York, as well as Joan Cutloff, in Yorkshire in 1512.

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Cutliff Spelling Variations


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Cutliff Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Cutcliffe, Cutliff, Cutcliff,Cutclif,Cutliff and many more.

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Cutliff Early History


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Cutliff Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cutliff research. Another 188 words (13 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Cutliff History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Cutliff Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Cutliff Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Cutliff 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: William Cutcliff, who arrived in Maryland in 1774; as well as Francis, William and Bridget Cutcliffe, who were all recorded in the 1891 Census of Prince Edward Island..

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Contemporary Notables of the name Cutliff (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Cutliff (post 1700)



  • C. L. Cutliff, American Democrat politician, Candidate in primary for Kentucky State Senate 32nd District, 1973

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Motto


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Motto



The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Fingit premendo
Motto Translation: He builds by discipline.


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. 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.
    2. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    3. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    5. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    6. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    8. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    9. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    10. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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    The Cutliff Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Cutliff 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.

    This page was last modified on 23 October 2015 at 09:22.

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