The name Cuttill belongs to the early history of Britain, it's origins lie with the Anglo-Saxons
. It is a product of their having lived in Cottle
located in the hundred
of Bradford in the county of Wiltshire.
Early Origins of the Cuttill family
The surname Cuttill was first found in Wiltshire
, where Beringarius Cotel was recorded in 1084. Other records show William Cotel was originally from Normandy (c.
Early History of the Cuttill family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cuttill research.Another 256 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1167, 1185, 1206, 1327, 1605, and 1803 are included under the topic Early Cuttill History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Cuttill Spelling Variations
Until the dictionary, an invention of only the last few hundred
years, the English language lacked any comprehensive system of spelling rules. Consequently, spelling variations
in names are frequently found in early Anglo-Saxon
and later Anglo-Norman documents. One person's name was often spelled several different ways over a lifetime. The recorded variations of Cuttill include Cottle, Cottell, Cottel, Cothulle, Cuttil, Cuttles, Cotel, Cotella and many more.
Early Notables of the Cuttill family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Cuttill family to Ireland
Some of the Cuttill family moved to Ireland
, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.Another 115 words (8 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Cuttill family to the New World and Oceana
Thousands of English families boarded ships sailing to the New World in the hope of escaping the unrest found in England
at this time. Although the search for opportunity and freedom from persecution abroad took the lives of many because of the cramped conditions and unsanitary nature of the vessels, the opportunity perceived in the growing colonies of North America beckoned. Many of the settlers who survived the journey went on to make important contributions to the transplanted cultures of their adopted countries. The Cuttill were among these contributors, for they have been located in early North American records: William Cottle, who arrived in Massachusetts in 1638.