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Shutt Name Meaning

English: variant of Shute . English: occupational name from Middle English schut(te) schit(te) ‘archer’ (Old English scytta a derivative of scēotan ‘to shoot’). Compare Shutter . Americanized form of German Schutt or Schott .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Scutt, Hutt, Shott, Shute, Shult, Strutt, Shuck, Stott, Schutts

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Where is the Shutt family from?

You can see how Shutt families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Shutt family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Shutt families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 20 Shutt families living in Ontario. This was about 83% of all the recorded Shutt's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Shutt families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Shutt surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Shutt ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Chauffeur was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Shutt. 100% of Shutt men worked as a Chauffeur. .

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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

  • Chauffeur
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Census Records

There are 37,000 census records available for the last name Shutt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shutt 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Shutt. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Shutt. For the veterans among your Shutt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Shutt lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Shutt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Shutt in 1944 was 33, and 80 in 2004.

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