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since 1880
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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
interjection Tut
Be still; hush; -- an exclamation used for checking or rebuking.
noun Tut
  1. An imperial ensign consisting of a golden globe with a cross on it.
  2. A hassock.(Obs. or Prov. Eng)

Etymology: Cf. Sw. tut a point, pipe, tube, Dan. tut a cornet

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Utter `tsk,' `tut,' or `tut-tut,' as in disapproval


Shortening of tutorial.

  1. (Internet, slang) A tutorial.

Compare Swedish tut (“a point, pipe, tube”), Danish tut (“a cornet”).

  1. An imperial ensign consisting of a golden globe with a cross on it.
  2. (Britain, obsolete, dialect) A hassock.

    tut was also found in the following language(s): Amanab, Aromanian, Danish, Dutch, French, German, Lojban, Maltese, Norwegian Bokmål, Norwegian Nynorsk, Old French, Romansch, Swedish, Turkish, Vilamovian, Volapük, and Zazaki

    Notable Persons Named Tut

    Tut Taylor was a bluegrass music, americana (music), and folk music musician. He plays Dobro, Mandolin, and Banjo. Tut was born on November 20th, 1923 in Milledgeville, Georgia, United States. He breathed his last breath on April 9th, 2015.


    Tut was born on June 2nd, 1946.


    Tut Ruach is a basketball player for the SC Itzehoe Eagles, Oshawa Power, Nässjö Basket, BK NH Ostrava, and Mississauga Power in the National Basketball League of Canada. His ongoing career started in 2009. Tut was born on April 30th, 1985.


    Tut Imlay was a football player. Tut was born on March 20th, 1902 in Panguitch, Utah. He left this life on May 17th, 1962.


    Notable Persons With the Last Name Tut

    Tin Tut was a Chancellor of University of Rangoon, 1st Minister of Foreign Affairs, Minister of Finance, Chancellor ofUniversity of Rangoon, and Ministry of Finance (Myanmar). Tin was born on February 1st, 1895 in Yangon. He breathed his last breath on September 18th, 1948.


    Hüsamettin Tut is a soccer player for the Giresunspor, Orduspor, Tarsus Idman Yurdu, Çankırıspor, and Turkey national youth football team. Hüsamettin was born on January 1st, 1991 in Ulubey, Ordu, Turkey.


    Thein Tut is a President of the Myanmar Dental Association and President of theMyanmar Dental Association. Thein was born on November 13th, 1955 in Yangon.


    Rafael Tut is a sports team member for the Tecos F.C.


    Ethnicity Distribution

    Ethnicity Tut U.S.
      White 11.84% 64.26%
      African American 57.14% 11.96%
      Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 16.33% 4.85%
      American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
      Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
      Hispanic or Latino 13.47% 16.26%

    Of Last Name Tut

    People with the last name Tut are most frequently White, African American, Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander, or Hispanic or Latino

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    Fun Facts about the name Tut

    • How Popular is the name Tut? As a last name Tut was the 78,040th most popular name in 2010.
    • When was the first name Tut first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Tut is Saturday, May 15th, 1880.
    • How unique is the name Tut? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Tut. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
    • Weird things about the name Tut: Your name in reverse order is Tut. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Utt. How do you pronounce that?
    • How many people have the last name Tut? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 245 people with the last name Tut.
    • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Tut? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Tut as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.3m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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    • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
    • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
    • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
    • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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