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Mutter Name Meaning

South German (also Mütter): occupational name for an official employed to measure grain, from Middle High German mutte, mütte ‘bushel’, ‘grain measure’ (Latin modius) + the agent suffix -er. English: variant spelling of Muter.

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

Similar surnames: Sutter, Hutter, Matter, Motter, Multer, Butter, Nutter, Futter

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Where is the Mutter family from?

You can see how Mutter families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mutter family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mutter families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1911 there were 11 Mutter families living in Ontario. This was about 33% of all the recorded Mutter's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Mutter families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mutter surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mutter ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Mutter. 42% of Mutter men worked as a Farmer.

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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.

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Labourer
  • Merchant
  • Farm Lab
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Census Records

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Mutter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mutter 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Mutter. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Mutter. For the veterans among your Mutter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mutter lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Mutter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Mutter in 1945 was 40, and 76 in 2004.

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