The name Cuttes is from the ancient Anglo-Saxon
culture of the Britain and comes from a baptismal name meaning the son of Cuthbert
Early Origins of the Cuttes family
The surname Cuttes 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 Cuttes family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cuttes 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 Cuttes History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Cuttes Spelling Variations
The first dictionaries that appeared in the last few hundred
years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations
in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Cuttes has been spelled many different ways, including Cutts, Cutt, Cut, Cuts, Cuttes, Cutte and others.
Early Notables of the Cuttes 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 Cuttes Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Cuttes family to the New World and Oceana
Thousands of English families in this era began to emigrate the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. Although the passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe, those who made the voyage safely were rewarded with opportunities unavailable to them in their homeland. Research into passenger and immigration lists has revealed some of the very first Cuttess to arrive in North America: Richard Cutt who settled in Portsmouth New Hampshire
in 1630; Roger Cutts settled in Virginia in 1635.