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Fun Facts about the name Cutting

  • When was the first name Cutting first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Cutting is Sunday, September 13th, 1903.
  • How unique is the name Cutting? From 1880 to 2015 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Cutting. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Cutting: Your name in reverse order is Gnittuc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Uttncgi. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Cutting? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,213 people with the last name Cutting.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Cutting? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Cutting as their last name.
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Popularity of Cutting as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Cutting U.S.
  White 86.43% 64.26%
  African American 8.71% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.59% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.44% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.87% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.96% 16.26%

Of Last Name Cutting

People with the last name Cutting are most frequently White

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Cutting" mean? The list below shows the origins of Cutting as well as things modernly associated with the name Cutting such as celebrities named Cutting.

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Cut"ting
  1. The act or process of making an incision, or of severing, felling, shaping, etc.
  2. Something cut, cut off, or cut out, as a twig or scion cut off from a stock for the purpose of grafting or of rooting as an independent plant; something cut out of a newspaper; an excavation cut through a hill or elsewhere to make a way for a railroad, canal, etc.; a cut.
adjective Cut"ting
  1. Adapted to cut; as, a cutting tool.
  2. Chilling; penetrating; sharp; as, a cutting wind.
  3. Severe; sarcastic; biting; as, a cutting reply; a cutting remark.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. The act of shortening something by chopping off the ends
  2. The act of diluting something ("the cutting of whiskey with water")
  3. The act of cutting something into parts ("his cutting of the cake made a terrible mess")
  4. The act of penetrating or opening open with a sharp edge
  5. The division of a deck of cards before dealing ("the cutting of the cards soon became a ritual")
  6. Removing parts from hard material to create a desired pattern or shape
  7. The activity of selecting the scenes to be shown and putting them together to create a film
  8. An excerpt cut from a newspaper or magazine
  9. A piece cut off from the main part of something
  10. A part (sometimes a root or leaf or bud) removed from a plant to propagate a new plant through rooting or grafting
  11. Painful as if caused by a sharp instrument ("a cutting wind")
  12. Unpleasantly cold and damp
  13. (of speech) harsh or hurtful in tone or character ("cutting remarks")
  1. (countable, uncountable) The action of the verb to .
    How many different can this movie undergo?
  2. (countable) A section removed from the larger whole.
  3. (countable) A newspaper clipping.
  4. (countable) A leaf, stem, branch, or root removed from a plant and cultivated to grow a new plant.
  5. (countable) An abridged selection of written work, often intended for performance.
    The actor had to make his shorter to fit the audition time.
  6. (uncountable) The editing of film or other recordings.
  7. (uncountable) Self-harm; the act of cutting one's own skin.
  8. (machining) The process of bringing metals to a desired shape by chipping away the unwanted material.
    Turning, boring, milling, and drilling are all different kinds of metal processes.
  9. (countable) A narrow passage, dug for a road, railway or canal to go through.

What does the name Cutting mean?

Cis for creative, ideas aplenty

Uis for uncanny, the way you know what to do.

Tis for tried, tried and true you.

Tis for treasure, that of your friendship.

Iis for intense, your zest of living.

Nis for nurturing, the care you provide to all

Gis for grand, the life you will live.

Past life for Cutting born Jun 29, 1982

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Alaska approximately on 1350. Your profession was librarian, priest, and keeper of tribal relics.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. You fulfill your lesson by helping old folks and children. You came to that life to learn to care about weak and helpless.

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