Nutter Family History

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Nutter Name Meaning

occupational name for a keeper of oxen, from an agent derivative of Middle English nowt ‘beast’, ‘ox’ (from Old Norse naut, a cognate of Old English neat; compare Neat). occupational name for a scribe or clerk, from Middle English notere (Old English notere, from Latin notarius, an agent derivative of nota ‘mark’, ‘sign’).

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

Similar surnames: Netter, Hutter, Butter, Sutter, Rutter, Cutter, Mutter, Natter

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Nutter Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Nutter name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Nutter. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Norway


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Nutter Family Origin

Where is the Nutter family from?

Nutter Family Occupations

What did your Nutter ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Nutter family was Com Traveller. The most common Nutter occupation in Canada was Farmer. 57% of Nutter's were Farmers. Farmer, Organ Builder and Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nutter.

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  • Farmer

  • Organ Builder

  • Clerk

  • Com Traveller


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

Nutter Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 72,000 census records available for the last name Nutter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nutter 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Nutter. 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 10,000 military records available for the last name Nutter. For the veterans among your Nutter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nutter Life Expectancy

What is the average Nutter lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Nutter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Nutter in 1940 was 61, and 73 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nutter 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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