Nutt Family History
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Nutt Name Meaning
English: from Middle English not(e), nut ‘nut’; either a metonymic occupational name for a gatherer and seller of nuts, or a nickname for a man supposedly resembling a nut (for example in having a rounded head and brown complexion). Irish: reduced form of McNutt 1. North German: nickname for an industrious person, from Middle High German nutte ‘useful’, ‘efficient’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press