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Kutter Family History

Kutter Name Meaning

variant of Küter (see Kuter). habitational name for someone from Kottern in Bavaria. occupational name from kutten ‘to rummage through spoil heaps from mining’.

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


Similar surnames: Hutter, Putter, Kotter, Kuter, Kutner, Butter, Kutzer, Kucher, Nutter

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Where is the Kutter family from?

You can see how Kutter families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kutter family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Kutter families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 4 Kutter families living in Ontario. This was about 67% of all the recorded Kutter's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Kutter families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kutter surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kutter ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kutter. 22% of Kutter men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Kutter women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kutter were Carpenter and Laborer.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    22%
  • Farmer
    20%
  • Salesman
    11%
  • Carpenter
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
    20%
  • None
    14%
  • Bookkeeper
    14%
  • Laborer
    14%
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What Kutter family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kutter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kutter census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 731 immigration records available for the last name Kutter. 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 Cards

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

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What is the average Kutter lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Kutter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Kutter in 1957 was 66, and 83 in 2004.

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