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The Tutell surname comes from the Old Norse personal name "■orkell," made up of the elements "■ˇrr," or "Thor," name of the Scandinavian god of thunder and "ketill," meaning "a cauldron." In northern England, the name came directly via Scandinavian settlers, whereas in the South this name arrived with the Normans.
The surname Tutell was first found in Essex where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say before the Norman Conquest in 1066 A.D.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Turtle, Tuttle, Tuttall, Tuttell, Tuthill, Tottle, Tottehull, Tootell, Tuthall, Tothill, Toothill, Toutehill and many more.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Tutell research. Another 267 words (19 lines of text) covering the year 1649 is included under the topic Early Tutell History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Tutell Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the Tutell family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 175 words (12 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: George Tuthill who settled in Barbados in 1680 with his wife and servants; Henry Tuthill and his wife settled in Boston Massachusetts in 1637; John Tuthill settled in Long Island in 1630.
The Tutell Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Tutell 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.
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