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Professor Cuthbert Calculus was the absent-minded and deaf, but lovable scentist and inventor in Herge's Belgian comic strip the Adventures of Tintin! The comics were orignally published in French, where his name was Tryphon Tournesol (Tournesol, is the French word for sunflower!)
-- Hailey2006  4/1/2007
Marilla and Matthew Cuthbert were sister and brother who took orphan Anne Shirley in their home, Green Gables, in the book Anne of the Green Gables.
-- Yippal  4/8/2007
Anne also named her second son Walter Cuthbert Blythe after Marilla and Matthew.
-- Yippal  4/8/2007
St Cuthbert's remains were carried around the North of England and the Borders region of Scotland during the centuries of Viking invasions, before being permanently interred at Durham Cathedral 400 years after his death.
-- Anonymous User  5/10/2007
Cuthbert Collingwood (1750-1810), first Baron Collingwood, was a famous British admiral who was Nelson's second-in-command at the Battle of Trafalgar. He came from Newcastle upon Tyne, in Northumberland, the county where the name Cuthbert was more used than in any other English county.
-- Jonquil  9/16/2008
Cuthbert is the name of a character in Stephen King's "The Dark Tower".
-- orlageddon  12/6/2012
I'm surprised no one has mentioned Cuthbert Binns, the History of Magic teacher in the Harry Potter series.
-- Ranchie  12/24/2012
American writer William Faulkner was born William Cuthbert Falkner, but disliked his middle name because he thought it was a "sissy name", which might have something to do with the fact that during WWI, "Cuthbert" was a term for someone avoiding military service.
-- renee06  4/28/2014
In spite of the above, I quite like the name Cuthbert. In the wrong context it sounds a little pretentious maybe, but the name itself has an ancient Germanic sturdiness and earthiness to it that I like.
-- renee06  4/28/2014

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