Lutin History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Lutin is a name of ancient Anglo-Saxon origin and comes from the family once having lived in the region of Litton located throughout various counties in England. Lutin is a topographic surname, which was given to a person who resided near a physical feature such as a hill, stream, church, or type of tree. Habitation names form the other broad category of surnames that were derived from place-names. They were derived from pre-existing names for towns, villages, parishes, or farmsteads. Other local names are derived from the names of houses, manors, estates, regions, and entire counties.
Early Origins of the Lutin family
The surname Lutin was first found in Derbyshire where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the early census rolls taken by the early Kings of Britain to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.
Important Dates for the Lutin family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Lutin research. Another 79 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1562, 1615, 1586, 1611, 1581, 1660, 1640, 1648, 1562, 1615, 1615 and 1674 are included under the topic Early Lutin History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Lutin Spelling Variations
Sound was what guided spelling in the essentially pre-literate Middle Ages, so one person's name was often recorded under several variations during a single lifetime. Also, before the advent of the printing press and the first dictionaries, the English language was not standardized. Therefore, spelling variations were common, even among the names of the most literate people. Known variations of the Lutin family name include Lytton, Litton and others.
Early Notables of the Lutin family (pre 1700)
Notables of the family at this time include Sir Robert Lytton of Derbyshire; Sir Roland Lytton (ca. 1562-1615) (also Rowland Litton), an English lawyer and politician who sat in the House of Commons between 1586 and 1611; Sir William...
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Lutin migration to the United States
For political, religious, and economic reasons, thousands of English families boarded ships for Ireland, Canada, the America colonies, and many of smaller tropical colonies in the hope of finding better lives abroad. Although the passage on the cramped, dank ships caused many to arrive in the New World diseased and starving, those families that survived the trip often went on to make valuable contributions to those new societies to which they arrived. Early immigrants bearing the Lutin surname or a spelling variation of the name include:
Lutin Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- Anna Catharina Lutin, who landed in New York in 1709 
Contemporary Notables of the name Lutin (post 1700)
- Joseph J. Lutin, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Tennessee, 1956 
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