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Kutzer Name Meaning

occupational name for a coachman or a coach builder, from a derivative of the Hungarian loanword kocsi ‘coach’ (see Kocsis). variant of Kutscher. (Kützer): nickname for a miser, Middle High German kützer.

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


Similar surnames: Kulzer, Butzer, Kutzner, Katzer, Kuter, Butter, Kutzler, Kautzer

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Where is the Kutzer family from?

You can see how Kutzer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kutzer family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Kutzer families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 7 Kutzer families living in Ontario. This was about 88% of all the recorded Kutzer's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Kutzer families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kutzer surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kutzer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kutzer. 29% of Kutzer men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Kutzer women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kutzer were Miner and Bookkeeper.

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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
    29%
  • Salesman
    14%
  • Farmer
    11%
  • Miner
    11%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    34%
  • Clerk
    23%
  • Seamstress
    23%
  • Bookkeeper
    23%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kutzer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kutzer 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 371 immigration records available for the last name Kutzer. 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 989 military records available for the last name Kutzer. For the veterans among your Kutzer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kutzer lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Kutzer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Kutzer in 1944 was 47, and 83 in 2004.

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