Early Origins of the Loutt family
The surname Loutt was first found in Lincolnshire
at Louth, a market-town and parish. The ancient Latin name of this town was Luda, from its vicinity to the Lud, a small stream formed by the junction of two rivulets. CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
By the time of the Domesday Book
of 1086, the parish was known as Lude, CITATION[CLOSE]
Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)
and literally meant "Hlude, the loud one, the noisy stream." CITATION[CLOSE]
Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)
The first record of the name was William of Louth (died 1298), a medieval Bishop of Ely. It is generally believed that he was born in Louth, but his lineage in unknown. After the coronation of King Edward I
, the king appointed him cofferer of the wardrobe, on 18 October 1274. He was elected to the see of Ely on 12 May 1290 and consecrated on 1 October 1290. He was buried in Ely Cathedral. William of Louth's seal, is now kept in the British Museum.
Early History of the Loutt family
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Loutt Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Louth, Lowth, Lowthe, Louthe, Loutt, Loude, Lude, Loud, Lowde, Lud, Lyde, Loudham and many more.
Early Notables of the Loutt family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Loutt family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Loutt Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Francis Morland Loutt, who arrived in New York in 1847 CITATION[CLOSE]
Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)