Luter Family History

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Luter Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a player on the lute, Middle English lutar, an agent derivative of lute. English: metonymic occupational name for an otter hunter, from Old French loutre ‘otter’. Dutch: variant of Luther 1.

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

Similar surnames: Luker, Suter, Muter, Luther, Lier, Sauter, Cutler, Lutter, Rutter

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Luter Family Origin

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Luter Family Occupations

What did your Luter ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Contractor and Farmers Son were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Luter. 50% of Luter men worked as a Contractor and 50% of Luter women worked as a Farmers Son. Some less common occupations for Americans named Luter were Labourer and Overalts

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Contractor
  • Labourer

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Farmers Son
  • Overalts

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

Luter Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Luter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Luter 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 967 immigration records available for the last name Luter. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Luter. For the veterans among your Luter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Luter Life Expectancy

What is the average Luter lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Luter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Luter in 1953 was 36, and 63 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Luter

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Luter 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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