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Schutte Name Meaning

Dutch and North German (Schütte): occupational name for an archer, from Middle Low German schutten ‘to shoot’. Compare German Schuetz.

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


Similar surnames: Schutts, Schutter, Schulte, Schuetz, Schatte, Schetter, Schuth

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Where is the Schutte family from?

You can see how Schutte families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Schutte family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Schutte families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 11 Schutte families living in British Columbia. This was about 92% of all the recorded Schutte's in Canada. British Columbia had the highest population of Schutte families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Schutte surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Schutte ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Schutte. 82% of Schutte 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
    82%
  • Farmers Son
    19%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Housekeeper
    100%
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Census Records

There are 20,000 census records available for the last name Schutte. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schutte 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Schutte. 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 Schutte. For the veterans among your Schutte ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Schutte lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Schutte life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Schutte in 1948 was 61, and 75 in 2004.

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