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The origins of the Gutt surname date back to the time of the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. It comes from an early member of the family who was a person who performed good deeds or acts of kindness. The surname Gutt belongs to a broad and miscellaneous class of surnames. Nickname surnames referred to a characteristic of the first person who used the name. They can describe the bearer's favored style of clothing, appearance, habits, or character.

Gutt Early Origins



The surname Gutt was first found in Kent, Sussex and Wiltshire, where the name God was found in the Domesday Book. Other early records include Gilbert le Gode in the Curia Regis Rolls for Berkshire in 1212; Robert Gode in the Assize Rolls of Gloucester of 1221; and Thomas le Goude in the Subsidy Rolls for Sussex of 1327.

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Gutt Spelling Variations


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Gutt 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. Gutt has been spelled many different ways, including Good, Goode, Goad, Goade, Gudd, Gude, Legood and many more.

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Gutt Early History


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Gutt Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gutt research. Another 215 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1250, 1402, 1537, 1600, 1527, 1581, 1576, 1638, 1671, 1609, 1678, 1616, 1689, 1692 and 1607 are included under the topic Early Gutt History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Gutt Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Gutt Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notables of this surname at this time include James Good (circa 1527-1581), a London Medical Physician (MD); Thomas Goad (1576-1638), an English clergyman, controversial writer, and rector of Hadleigh, Suffolk; George Goad (died 1671), Master of Eton College; Thomas Good (Goode), (1609-1678), an English academic and clergyman, and Master of Balliol...

Another 58 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Gutt Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Gutt In Ireland


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Gutt In Ireland



Some of the Gutt family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 39 words (3 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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



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 Gutts to arrive in North America:

Gutt Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Henry Gutt, who landed in Virginia in 1645

Gutt Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Hendrick Gutt, who arrived in America in 1730
  • Hendrick Gutt, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1730
  • Catherine Gutt, who was on record in Pennsylvania in 1750
  • Fred Ludewig Gutt, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1793
  • Frederich Gutt, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1793
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Gutt (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Gutt (post 1700)



  • Jeffrey Adam "Jeff" Gutt (b. 1976), American musician and vocalist from the Metro Detroit area, former lead vocalist of the nu metal band Dry Cell
  • Camille Gutt (1884-1971), born Camille Guttenstein, a Belgian economist, politician, and industrialist, the first Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (1946-1951)

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    2. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    3. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    4. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    5. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    6. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    7. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    8. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    9. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    10. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    11. ...

    The Gutt Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gutt 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 11 January 2016 at 13:33.

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