Souter Family History

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Souter Name Meaning

Scottish and English: occupational name for a cobbler or shoemaker, Middle English soutere, sutere (from Latin sutor, an agent derivative of suere ‘to sew’). Altered spelling of the German cognate Sauter, or of Suter.

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


Similar surnames: Sauter, Suter, Potter, Kolter, Colter, Soper, Stutes, Sorter, Hoster

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Souter Family Origin

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Souter Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Going To School

    14%
  • F

    10%
  • Trackman

    10%

In 1881, Farmer, Going To School and F were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Souter. The most common Souter occupation in Canada was Farmer. 33% of Souter's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Souter family was Trackman.

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Souter Historical Records

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Souter Life Expectancy

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