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The Anglo-Saxon name Cutts comes from a baptismal name meaning the son of Cuthbert.

Cutts Early Origins



The surname Cutts 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.

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Cutts Spelling Variations


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Cutts Spelling Variations



Before the last few hundred years, the English language had no fast system of spelling rules. For that reason, spelling variations are commonly found in early Anglo-Saxon surnames. Over the years, many variations of the name Cutts were recorded, including Cutts, Cutt, Cut, Cuts, Cuttes, Cutte and others.

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Cutts Early History


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Cutts Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cutts 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 Cutts History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Cutts Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Cutts Early Notables (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 Cutts 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



To escape oppression and starvation at that time, many English families left for the "open frontiers" of the New World with all its perceived opportunities. In droves people migrated to the many British colonies, those in North America in particular, paying high rates for passages in cramped, unsafe ships. Although many of the settlers did not make the long passage alive, those who did see the shores of North America perceived great opportunities before them. Many of the families that came from England went on to make essential contributions to the emerging nations of Canada and the United States. Research into various historical records revealed some of first members of the Cutts family emigrate to North America:

Cutts Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Roger Cutts settled in Virginia in 1635
  • Roger Cutts, aged 20, arrived in Virginia in 1635
  • William Cutts, who landed in Virginia in 1657
  • Susanna Cutts, who landed in Virginia in 1662
  • John Cutts, who landed in Virginia in 1663
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Cutts Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Michael, Cutts Jr., aged 17, landed in Pennsylvania in 1738

Cutts Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Richard D Cutts, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1850

Cutts Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Joseph Cutts, English convict from Surrey, who was transported aboard the "Adamant" on March 16, 1821, settling in New South Wales, Australia [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Adamant voyage to New South Wales, Australia in 1821 with 144 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/adamant/1821

Cutts Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Alfred Cutts, aged 29, a gardener, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Conflict" in 1874
  • Matilda Cutts, aged 24, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Conflict" in 1874
  • George Cutts, aged 4, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Conflict" in 1874
  • William Cutts, aged 2, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Conflict" in 1874

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Contemporary Notables of the name Cutts (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Cutts (post 1700)



  • Allen Sherod Cutts (d. 1896), American politician, Mayor of Americus, Georgia, 1874-75, 1877-78, 1893-96
  • Evan Cutts (b. 1990), American mixed martial artist
  • Oliver Frost Cutts (1873-1939), American football player, coach, and college athletics administrator
  • Marsena Edgar Cutts (1833-1883), American politician, lawyer and teacher from Iowa
  • Wilbur F. Cutts, American politician, Prohibition Candidate for Wisconsin State Assembly from Clark County, 1902
  • Richard Cutts (1771-1845), American Democrat politician, Member of Massachusetts State Legislature; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts, 1801-13
  • Marsena Edgar Cutts (1833-1883), American Republican politician, Member of Iowa State House of Representatives, 1861; Member of Iowa State Senate, 1864; U.S. Representative from Iowa 6th District, 1881-83
  • Charles E. Cutts, American politician, Member of Minnesota State Senate 35th District, 1872-74, 1879
  • Charles Cutts (1769-1846), American politician, Member of New Hampshire State Legislature; U.S. Senator from New Hampshire, 1810-13, 1813-15
  • Patricia Cutts (1926-1974), English film and television actress
  • ... (Another 7 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Adamant voyage to New South Wales, Australia in 1821 with 144 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/adamant/1821

Other References

  1. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
  2. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  3. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
  4. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
  5. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. 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. 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.
  8. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  9. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
  10. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
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The Cutts Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Cutts 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 18 July 2016 at 09:46.

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