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"ACHMUTY, AUCHMUTY. Of territorial origin from the lands of the same name in the parish of Markinch, Fife. The first of the name on record appears to be Rotheri de Admulti (as the name was at that time spelled: cf. Auchincraw Adincraw), who was one of an inquisition held at Berwick in 1296 which found that Elena la Suchis died seized in demesne in the county of Fife of the third part of the lands of Disarde and Strathon (Bain, n, p. 216). David de Admulti de eodem was present at the perambulation of the lands of Gaytmilk in 1466 (RD., p. 355), and John Admowtie, who was member of the town council of Stirling in 1565, appears again in 1576 as John Auchmowry (SBR., p. 280). Florentin Auchmouttie had a lease of a tenth of the lands of Halhill and three parts of Melgum c. 1570 (RD., p. 492), William Auchtmowlty was "prebendar of Strigmertyne" ( (Strathmartin) in 1584 (Soltre, p. 242), Robert Auchmutie, a barber in Edinburgh, having killed another citizen in a duel in 1600 was executed "for having presumed to take the revenge of a gentleman" (Chambers, Dom. Ann. Scot., i, p. 314). George Auchmowtie of that Ilk is in record in 1602 (Forddl, p. 157), and Alexander and John Auchmutie were among the Scots undertakers granted allotments in Ulster in 1610. A descendant of the family of Auchmuty settled at Brianstown, co. Longford, Ireland, in the first half of the seventeenth century, and this Irish branch is now representative of Auchmuty of that Middle English James Auchinmowtie was captain of H. M. ship The Thrissett in 1628 (RFC., 2. ser. n, p. 179). Achmoutie 1574, Achmowtie 1630, Aomowty 1508, Admuty 1450, Aithmutte 1603, Auchinmoutie 1648, Auchmoty 1585, Auchmoute 1603, Auchmouthie 1597, Auchmouttie 1583, Auchmowthy 1551, Auchmowthe 1599, Auchmowthye 1555, Auchmuthe 1588, Auchmowtie 1589, Auchmwtie 1580, Auchmutty 1684. "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)

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Wikipedia Sir Samuel Auchmuty, GCB (1756-1822) was a British general.