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Multiple Origins for the Surname Stutts


German


The German surname Stutts 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.

Stutts Early Origins



The surname Stutts 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.

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Stutts Spelling Variations


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Stutts Spelling Variations



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

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Stutts Early History


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Stutts Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Stutts research. Another 128 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1525, 1531, 1573, 1625, 1730, 1769, 1777, 1798, 1802, and 1816 are included under the topic Early Stutts History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Stutts Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Stutts Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 32 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Stutts 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 or some of its variants were: Johann Jacob Stutzman, who settled in Philadelphia in 1727; Anna Stutz, a German Mennonite living in Pennsylvania in 1735; Hans Stutz and his wife Barbara, who emigrated from the Palatinate to Georgia with their five children in 1741.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    2. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    3. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    4. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    5. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    6. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    7. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    8. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    9. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    10. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
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    The Stutts Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Stutts 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 9 January 2017 at 09:16.

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