name Cuts comes from a baptismal name meaning the son of Cuthbert
Early Origins of the Cuts family
The surname Cuts was first found in Cambridgeshire
where they held a family seat
from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest
and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.
Early History of the Cuts family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cuts research.Another 123 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1516, 1613, 1681, 1646, 1st , 1634, 1670, 1646, 1604, 1640, 1st , 1661 and 1707 are included under the topic Early Cuts History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Cuts Spelling Variations
One relatively recent invention that did much to standardize English spelling was the printing press. However, before its invention even the most literate people recorded their names according to sound rather than spelling. The spelling variations
under which the name Cuts has appeared include Cutts, Cutt, Cut, Cuts, Cuttes, Cutte and others.
Early Notables of the Cuts family (pre 1700)
Notables of the family at this time include John Cutt (1613-1681) Welsh-born merchant and mill owner who emigrated to New Hampshire
in 1646, first President of the Province of New Hampshire; Sir John Cutts, 1st Baronet (c.
1634-1670) of Childerley in the County of Cambridge originally from Thaxted... Another 47 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Cuts Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Cuts family to the New World and Oceana
At this time, the shores of the New World beckoned many English families that felt that the social climate in England
was oppressive and lacked opportunity for change. Thousands left England
at great expense in ships that were overcrowded and full of disease. A great portion of these settlers never survived the journey and even a greater number arrived sick, starving, and without a penny. The survivors, however, were often greeted with greater opportunity than they could have experienced back home. These English settlers made significant contributions to those colonies that would eventually become the United States and Canada. An examination of early immigration records and passenger ship lists revealed that people bearing the name Cuts arrived in North America very early: Richard Cutt who settled in Portsmouth New Hampshire
in 1630; Roger Cutts settled in Virginia in 1635.