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Shutler Family History

Shutler Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Schüttler (see Schuttler).

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


Similar surnames: Shutter, Shuler, Shetler, Shuster, Cutler, Sheler, Shetter, Stutler

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Where is the Shutler family from?

You can see how Shutler families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Shutler family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Shutler families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1911 there were 5 Shutler families living in Ontario. This was 100% of all the recorded Shutler's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Shutler families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Shutler surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Shutler ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Farm Carter and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Shutler. 18% of Shutler men worked as a Farm Carter and 87% of Shutler women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Shutler were Farmworker and Incapacitated.

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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 1939

  • Farm Carter
    18%
  • Farmer
    18%
  • Gardener
    15%
  • Farmworker
    15%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    87%
  • Domestic Duties
    5%
  • Housewife
    3%
  • Incapacitated
    3%
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What Shutler family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Shutler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shutler 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 197 immigration records available for the last name Shutler. 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 510 military records available for the last name Shutler. For the veterans among your Shutler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Shutler lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2003, in the United States, Shutler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Shutler in 1964 was 82, and 77 in 2003.

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