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Scutt Family History

Scutt Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Dutch Schutte ‘archer’. English: occupational name for a scout or spy, or a nickname for someone who behaved like one, from Middle English scut ‘scout’ (Old French escoute, from escouter ‘to listen’). English: nickname for a swift runner, from Middle English scut ‘hare’.

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


Similar surnames: Shutt, Butt, Slott, Catt, Strutt, Stott, Schott, Escott, Scott, Shott

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Where is the Scutt family from?

You can see how Scutt families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Scutt family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Scutt families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1911 there were 11 Scutt families living in Ontario. This was about 41% of all the recorded Scutt's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Scutt families in 1911.
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What did your Scutt ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Scutt. 89% of Scutt men worked as a Farmer and 60% of Scutt women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Scutt were Laborer and Housekeeper.

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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
    89%
  • Laborer
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Housewife
    60%
  • Housekeeper
    40%
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Census Records

There are 30,000 census records available for the last name Scutt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Scutt 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Scutt. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Scutt. For the veterans among your Scutt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Scutt lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Scutt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Scutt in 1962 was 76, and 69 in 2004.

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