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McCutcheon History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The root of the ancient Dalriadan-Scottish name McCutcheon is Hugh or from the Old French word Huchon.

Early Origins of the McCutcheon family


The surname McCutcheon was first found in Argyllshire (Gaelic erra Ghaidheal), the region of western Scotland corresponding roughly with the ancient Kingdom of Dál Riata, in the Strathclyde region of Scotland, now part of the Council Area of Argyll and Bute, 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.

Early History of the McCutcheon family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our McCutcheon research.
Another 227 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1662, 1694, 1746, 1659, 1740, 1713, 1727 and are included under the topic Early McCutcheon History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

McCutcheon Spelling Variations


The translation of Gaelic names in the Middle Ages was not a task undertaken with great care. Records from that era show an enormous number of spelling variations, even in names referring to the same person. Over the years McCutcheon has appeared as Hutcheson, Hutchison, Huchison, MacCutcheon, MacHutcheon, MacCutchin, MacCutchan, MacCutchen, MacCutchon and many more.

Early Notables of the McCutcheon family (pre 1700)


Another 44 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early McCutcheon Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the McCutcheon family to Ireland


Some of the McCutcheon family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 137 words (10 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the McCutcheon family to the New World and Oceana


Many settled along the east coast of what would become the United States and Canada. As the American War of Independence broke out, those who remained loyal to the crown went north to Canada as United Empire Loyalists. The ancestors of all of these hardy Dalriadan-Scottish settlers began to recover their collective history in the 20th century with the advent of the vibrant culture fostered by highland games and Clan societies in North America. Highland games, clan societies, and other organizations generated much renewed interest in Scottish heritage in the 20th century. The McCutcheon were among the earliest of the Scottish settlers as immigration passenger lists have shown:

McCutcheon Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Phedris McCutcheon, who landed in New England in 1719 [1]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)

McCutcheon Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Robert McCutcheon, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1834 [1]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)
  • William McCutcheon, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1834 [1]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)
  • Samuel McCutcheon, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1836 [1]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)
  • Hugh McCutcheon, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1838 [1]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)
  • David McCutcheon, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1844 [1]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)
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

McCutcheon Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • James McCutcheon, aged 38, who emigrated to America from New York, in 1903
  • James McCutcheon, aged 41, who emigrated to the United States from Douglas, Scotland, in 1904
  • Francis McCutcheon, aged 32, who landed in America from Douglas, Scotland, in 1904
  • Chrissie McCutcheon, aged 0, who emigrated to the United States from Larkhall, in 1904
  • H. Louise McCutcheon, who settled in America, in 1906
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

McCutcheon Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • James McCutcheon, aged 39, a labourer, who arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick aboard the ship "Salus" in 1833
  • John McCutcheon, aged 20, who arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick aboard the ship "Prudence" in 1838
  • Miss. Eliza McCutcheon, aged 2 who was emigrating through Grosse Isle Quarantine Station, Quebec aboard the ship "Araminta" departing 1st May 1847 from Liverpool, England; the ship arrived on 20th June 1847 but she died on board [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Charbonneau, André, and Doris Drolet-Dubé. A Register of Deceased Persons at Sea and on Grosse Île in 1847. The Minister of Canadian Heritage, 1997. ISBN: 0-660-198/1-1997E (p. 86)
  • Miss. Eliza McCutcheon, aged 2 who was emigrating through Grosse Isle Quarantine Station, Quebec aboard the ship "Aberdeen" departing 1st May 1847 from Liverpool, England; the ship arrived on 13th June 1847 but she died on board [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Charbonneau, André, and Doris Drolet-Dubé. A Register of Deceased Persons at Sea and on Grosse Île in 1847. The Minister of Canadian Heritage, 1997. ISBN: 0-660-198/1-1997E (p. 86)

McCutcheon Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century

  • Alex McCutcheon, aged 60, who settled in Coburg, Ont., in 1905
  • Agnes McCutcheon, aged 24, who emigrated to Montreal, Canada, in 1911
  • David S. McCutcheon, aged 33, who emigrated to Calgary, Canada, in 1912
  • Ethel McCutcheon, aged 24, who emigrated to Calgary, Canada, in 1912
  • Gordon McCutcheon, aged 6, who settled in Calgary, Canada, in 1912
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

McCutcheon Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Charles McCutcheon, aged 24, who arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Grand Trianon"
  • Elizabeth McCutcheon, aged 20, a domestic servant, who arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Grand Trianon"

McCutcheon Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • S. McCutcheon, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Owen Glendowner" in 1864
  • Hugh McCutcheon, aged 22, a farm labourer, who arrived in Lyttelton, New Zealand aboard the ship "Siberia" in 1870

Contemporary Notables of the name McCutcheon (post 1700)


  • Lawrence McCutcheon (b. 1950), American NFL football player
  • General Keith B. McCutcheon (1915-1971), U.S. Marine Corps aviator seeing combat in World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War, recipient of the Distinguished Flying Cross and ten Air Medals
  • Shaw McCutcheon (b. 1921), American editorial cartoonist
  • John T. McCutcheon (1870-1949), American political cartoonist
  • John McCutcheon (b. 1952), American folk music singer and multi-instrumentalist
  • George Barr McCutcheon (1866-1928), American popular novelist and playwright
  • Daylon McCutcheon (b. 1976), American college football player, son of Lawrence McCutcheon
  • Bill McCutcheon (1924-2002), American Emmy and Tony award winning actor
  • William McCutcheon (1870-1949), Welsh international rugby player
  • Sandy McCutcheon (b. 1947), Australian author, playwright, actor, journalist and broadcaster
  • ... (Another 2 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Historic Events for the McCutcheon family



RMS Lusitania

  • Mr. Thomas Mccutcheon, Irish Fireman from County Cavan, Ireland, who worked aboard the RMS Lusitania and died in the sinking [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Lusitania Passenger List - The Lusitania Resource. (Retrieved 2014, March 7) . Retrieved from http://www.rmslusitania.info/lusitania-passenger-list/

The McCutcheon Motto


The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Memor esto
Motto Translation: Be mindful.


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Citations


  1. ^ 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)
  2. ^ Charbonneau, André, and Doris Drolet-Dubé. A Register of Deceased Persons at Sea and on Grosse Île in 1847. The Minister of Canadian Heritage, 1997. ISBN: 0-660-198/1-1997E (p. 86)
  3. ^ Lusitania Passenger List - The Lusitania Resource. (Retrieved 2014, March 7) . Retrieved from http://www.rmslusitania.info/lusitania-passenger-list/

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