Stutt History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The German surname Stutt is thought to derive from a Southern German word "stutz," meaning "a steep cliff;" thus as a name it was likely originally used for someone who lived near a steep cliff. There is also a Middle High German word "stutz," meanings "pushy." Names evolving from this meaning, the name would have been initially given as nicknames.

Early Origins of the Stutt family

The surname Stutt was first found in Lorch, Ruedesheim, where the name is thought to have originated. The earliest known instance of this name was recorded in this city, where Helmannus dictus Stuz was living in 1319.

Early History of the Stutt family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Stutt research. Another 69 words (5 lines of text) covering the years 1525, 1531, 1573, 1625, 1730, 1769, 1777, 1798, 1802, and 1816 are included under the topic Early Stutt History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Stutt Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Stutz, Stuz, Stutzman, Stutzmann, Stuzman, Stuzmann, Styz, Stytz, Stuetz and many more.

Early Notables of the Stutt family (pre 1700)

Another 32 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Stutt Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


United States Stutt migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Stutt Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Joh Heinr Stutt, who landed in America in 1836 [1]

Australia Stutt migration to Australia +

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Stutt Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • Jane Stutt, aged 18, a servant, who arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Agincourt"


  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)


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