Last name: CUTHBERT

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CUTHBERT : This last name is indexed 61,255 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

CUTHBERT : 1: English: from the Middle English personal name Cudbert Old English Cuthbeorht composed of the elements cūth ‘famous well known’ + beorht ‘bright famous’. The name was borne by a 7th-century Christian saint bishop of Hexham and later of Lindisfarne and remained popular because of his cult throughout the Middle Ages especially in northern England and the lowlands of Scotland.2: Scottish: variant of Coubrough an Anglicized and shortened form of McCoubrey from Scottish Gaelic Mac Cuithbreith ‘son of Cuthbert’ (see 1 above).

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