Glutting History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Glutting family

The surname Glutting was first found in Cheshire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. After the Battle of Hastings in 1066, William, Duke of Normandy, having prevailed over King Harold, granted most of Britain to his many victorious Barons. It was not uncommon to find a Baron, or a Bishop, with 60 or more Lordships scattered throughout the country. These he gave to his sons, nephews and other junior lines of his family and they became known as under-tenants. They adopted the Norman system of surnames which identified the under-tenant with his holdings so as to distinguish him from the senior stem of the family. After many rebellious wars between his Barons, Duke William, commissioned a census of all England to determine in 1086, settling once and for all, who held which land. He called the census the Domesday Book, [1] indicating that those holders registered would hold the land until the end of time. Hence, conjecturally, the surname is descended from the tenant of the lands of Highliegh who was recorded in the Domesday Book census of 1086.

Early History of the Glutting family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Glutting research. Another 131 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1202, 1510, 1600 and 1535 are included under the topic Early Glutting History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Glutting Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Gleave, Gleve, Gleyve, Gleffe, Glefe, Glive, Glieve, Gleive, Gleaves, Glave, Glaves and many more.

Early Notables of the Glutting family (pre 1700)

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United States Glutting migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Glutting Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • A. Glutting, aged 51, arrived in New York in 1907 aboard the ship "Amerika" from Cuxhaven, Germany [2]
  • John F. Glutting, aged 69, originally from Asbury Park, New York, arrived in New York in 1920 aboard the ship "Rotterdam" from Rotterdam, Netherlands [3]

Contemporary Notables of the name Glutting (post 1700) +

  • Charlotte E. Glutting (1910-1996), American amateur golfer who played on the U.S. national team in three consecutive Curtis Cup (1934, 1936, 1938)




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