Futter Family History

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Futter Name Meaning

German: derivative of any of several compound names formed with Middle High German vuoter ‘feed’, ‘fodder’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a furrier, from Yiddish ‘fur’, ‘fur coat’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Hutter, Butter, Sutter, Mutter, Fetter, Kuter, Nutter, Cutter, Fuhrer

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Futter Family Origin

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Futter Family Occupations

What did your Futter ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Futter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Futter's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Futter family was Dealer In Dry Goods. Farmer, Laborer and Clerk In U. S. Pension O. were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Futter.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Clerk In U. S. Pension O.

  • Dealer In Dry Goods


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Futter ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Futter Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Futter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Futter census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 975 immigration records available for the last name Futter. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Futter. For the veterans among your Futter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Futter Life Expectancy

What is the average Futter lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Futter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Futter in 1951 was 50, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Futter

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Futter ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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