The Stute surname is generally thought to derive from the Middle English word "stott," meaning a "steer," or "bull." As such it was likely originally an
. Some instances of the name in
may have come from the Viking name Stoti, which likely arrived with the 9th century Norse colonization of Strathclyde and Aberdeenshire.
where Andrew Stott was a Burgess there in 1490. Later, Margaret Stote held a
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