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Shuter Family History

Shuter Name Meaning

German and Jewish: variant of Schutter.

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


Similar surnames: Shuler, Shuster, Suter, Sauter, Shutter, Shubert, Selter, Shutes

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Where is the Shuter family from?

You can see how Shuter families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Shuter family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Shuter families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1911 there were 23 Shuter families living in Quebec. This was about 38% of all the recorded Shuter's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Shuter families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Shuter surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Shuter ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Shuter. 55% of Shuter 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
    55%
  • Labourer
    28%
  • Rancher
    19%
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What Shuter family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Shuter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shuter 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 Shuter. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Shuter. For the veterans among your Shuter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Shuter lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Shuter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Shuter in 1962 was 62, and 64 in 2004.

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