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The Northcutt surname is a habitational name, taken on from any of several places, such as Northcott in Devon. These place names are derived from the Old English words "norš," meaning "north," and "cot," meaning a "cottage," or "shelter."

Northcutt Early Origins



The surname Northcutt was first found in Devon at Northcote (Northcott), a hamlet, in the parish of Boyton, union of Holsworthy, hundred of Black Torrington. The surname claims descendancy "from Galfridus, who was of Northcote, in the parish of East-Downe, in the twelfth century." [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Shirley, Evelyn Philip, The Noble and Gentle Men of England; The Arms and Descents. Westminster: John Bower Nichols and Sons, 1866, Print.

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Northcutt Spelling Variations


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Northcutt Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Northcott, Norcott, Norcutt, Northcutt, Northcote and others.

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Northcutt Early History


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Northcutt Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Northcutt research. Another 171 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1100, 1587, 1570, 1632, 1599, 1676, 1640, 1676, 1628, 1688, 1710, 1743, 1730, 1743 and 1103 are included under the topic Early Northcutt History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Northcutt Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Northcutt Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notables of the family at this time include John Northcote (d.1587), a cloth merchant of Crediton; and his son, John Northcote (1570-1632), of Uton and Hayne, Newton St Cyres, near Crediton, Devon, Lord of the Manor of Newton St Cyres; Sir John Northcote, 1st Baronet (1599-1676), an English politician who sat...

Another 55 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Northcutt Notables 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Northcutt Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • James Northcutt (aged 19), a carpenter, arrived in South Australia in 1856 aboard the ship "Aliquis"

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Contemporary Notables of the name Northcutt (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Northcutt (post 1700)



  • Glenn Northcutt, American leader in comparative vertebrate neurobiology and evolutionary neuroscience
  • Wendy Northcutt (b. 1963), the creator of the Darwinawards.com website and author of five books on the Darwin Awards
  • Kevin Northcutt (b. 1973), American professional wrestler
  • Dennis Northcutt (b. 1977), American football wide receiver and punt returner
  • Wanda L. Northcutt, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1996
  • Mrs. Ralph W. Northcutt, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1924
  • M. C. Northcutt, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1956
  • Lila Dooley Northcutt (b. 1886), American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1948
  • Joe Northcutt, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 1948
  • Homer J. Northcutt, American Democrat politician, Postmaster at Covington, Kentucky, 1935-38
  • ... (Another 2 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Shirley, Evelyn Philip, The Noble and Gentle Men of England; The Arms and Descents. Westminster: John Bower Nichols and Sons, 1866, Print.

Other References

  1. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
  2. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
  3. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
  4. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
  5. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
  6. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
  7. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
  8. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
  9. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  10. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
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The Northcutt Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Northcutt 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 18 January 2016 at 11:41.

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