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Shutes Family History

Shutes Name Meaning

English: variant of Shute.

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


Similar surnames: Shute, Shuter, Shores, Humes, Chute, Suter, Shutts, Slates, Shanes

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Where is the Shutes family from?

You can see how Shutes families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Shutes family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Shutes families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 4 Shutes families living in British Columbia. This was about 40% of all the recorded Shutes's in Canada. British Columbia and 1 other province had the highest population of Shutes families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Shutes surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Shutes ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Shutes. 34% of Shutes men worked as a Laborer and 30% of Shutes women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Shutes were Carpenter and Salesgirl. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    34%
  • Farmer
    17%
  • Machinist
    10%
  • Carpenter
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    30%
  • Housekeeper
    30%
  • Clerk
    20%
  • Salesgirl
    20%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Shutes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shutes 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 264 immigration records available for the last name Shutes. 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 664 military records available for the last name Shutes. For the veterans among your Shutes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Shutes lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Shutes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Shutes in 1962 was 76, and 80 in 2004.

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