Cutson is a name of Anglo-Saxon
origin and came from a baptismal name meaning the son of Cuthbert
Early Origins of the Cutson family
The surname Cutson 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 Cutson family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cutson 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 Cutson History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Cutson Spelling Variations
in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred
years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Cutson have been found, including Cutts, Cutt, Cut, Cuts, Cuttes, Cutte and others.
Early Notables of the Cutson 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 Cutson Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Cutson family to the New World and Oceana
Families began migrating abroad in enormous numbers because of the political and religious discontent in England
. Often faced with persecution and starvation in England
, the possibilities of the New World attracted many English people. Although the ocean trips took many lives, those who did get to North America were instrumental in building the necessary groundwork for what would become for new powerful nations. Among the first immigrants of the name Cutson, or a variant listed above to cross the Atlantic and come to North America were : Richard Cutt who settled in Portsmouth New Hampshire
in 1630; Roger Cutts settled in Virginia in 1635.