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Shutters Name Meaning

Variant of English Shutter. Possibly an Americanized spelling of Dutch Schutters, a patronymic from de Schutter (see Schutter).

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


Similar surnames: Shutter, Shuster, Butters, Shutts, Sluyter, Shutt, Shubert, Shutes

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Where is the Shutters family from?

You can see how Shutters families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Shutters family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Shutters families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there was 1 Shutters family living in Manitoba. This was 100% of all the recorded Shutters's in Canada. Manitoba had the highest population of Shutters families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Shutters surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Shutters ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Shutters. 25% of Shutters men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Shutters women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Shutters were Salesman and Housework. .

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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
    25%
  • Clerk
    16%
  • Farmer
    16%
  • Salesman
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    50%
  • Housework
    50%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Shutters. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shutters 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 32 immigration records available for the last name Shutters. 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 404 military records available for the last name Shutters. For the veterans among your Shutters ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Shutters lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Shutters life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Shutters in 1963 was 89, and 62 in 2004.

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