Coutts (surname)

Coutts (surname)

Coutts and Couts are English-language surnames derived from the Gaelic-language. The names are derived from the Gaelic cuilt, meaning "nook". It also was a habitational name from Cults, Aberdeen, Scotland.

William Coutts, a Coutts of Auchintoul, was a vassal of the Macdonald's, settled in Montrose, in the 16th century and became a provost of the town. The Coutts are associated with the Farquharsons.

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