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Nutter Name Meaning

English:: variant of Nuttall . alternatively a variant of Nothard an occupational name from Middle English nout-heard ‘cowherd cowman’ (Old Norse naut ‘beast ox’ + Old English hierde ‘herd herdsman’). (Yorkshire and Lancashire): occupational name for a scribe or clerk from Middle English notiere notiere ‘secretary recorder’ (Old French noteur from Latin notarius an agent derivative of nota ‘mark sign’).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

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

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Where is the Nutter family from?

You can see how Nutter families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Nutter family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Nutter families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 18 Nutter families living in New Brunswick. This was about 51% of all the recorded Nutter's in Canada. New Brunswick had the highest population of Nutter families in 1911.
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What did your Nutter ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Nutter. 78% of Nutter 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
  • Painter
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Census Records

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 Lists

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 Cards

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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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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