Picts were the forefathers of the Suitor family. Suitor is a name for a cobbler. The name is derived from the Old English word soutere, which in turn comes from the Old Norse word sutare, which means shoemaker or cobbler.
Early Origins of the Suitor family
Angus (Gaelic: Aonghas), part of the Tayside region of northeastern Scotland, and present day Council Area of Angus, formerly known as Forfar or Forfarshire, where they held a family seat from very ancient times, where Colin, son of Angus Souter, held lands in 1264.
Early History of the Suitor family
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Suitor Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of the name Suitor include Souter, Suter, Sutar, Souttar, Soutar, Sutter, Shuter and many more.
Early Notables of the Suitor family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Suitor family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Suitor Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Suitor (post 1700)
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