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Rutter Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a player on the rote (see Root 2). English: nickname for an unscrupulous person, from Old French ro(u)tier ‘robber’, ‘highwayman’, ‘footpad’. adm Dutch: nickname from Middle Dutch rut(t)er ‘freebooter’, ‘footpad’, cognate with 2. Compare Reuter 2.

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


Similar surnames: Butter, Nutter, Hutter, Sutter, Ruther, Ritter, Rutten, Rotter

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Rutter Family Origin

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Rutter Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Harness Maker

    11%
  • Labourer

    11%
  • Book Keeper

    4%

In 1881, Farmer, Harness Maker and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rutter. The most common Rutter occupation in Canada was Farmer. 50% of Rutter's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Rutter family was Book Keeper.

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Rutter Historical Records

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Rutter Life Expectancy

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