The gens Aebutia was a Roman family that was prominent during the early Republic. The gens was originally patrician, but also had plebeian branches. The first member to obtain the consulship was Titus Aebutius Elva, consul in 499 BC.
Branches and cognomina
The patrician Aebutii used the cognomen Elva. Cornicen was a personal surname belonging to one of the Elvae. No patrician Aebutius held any curule magistracy from 442 to 176 BC, when Marcus Aebutius Elva obtained the praetorship. Carus was a cognomen of the plebeian Aebutii. Later surnames include Faustus, Liberalis, and Pinnius.
- Titus Aebutius T. f. Elva, consul in 499 BC.
- Lucius Aebutius T. f. T. n. Elva, consul in 463 BC.
- Postumus Aebutius Elva Cornicen, consul in 442 BC.
- Marcus Aebutius Elva, appointed triumvir for the establishment of a colony at Ardea in 442 BC.
- Marcus Aebutius Elva, praetor in 168 BC, obtained Sicilia as his province.
- Lucius Aebutius Faustus, a freedman. 
- Publius Aebutius, brought the existence of the Bacchanalia at Rome to the attention of the consul Postumius in 186 BC.
- Publius Aebutius Pinnius, found on Corinthian coins circa 39 BC 
- Aebutius Liberalis, addressee of a letter by Seneca.
This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Smith, William, ed. (1870). "article name needed". Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology.