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Sutor Family History

Sutor Name Meaning

English (Worcestershire) and Scottish (Morayshire): variant of Suter and Souter . German and Polish: occupational name for a tailor or shoemaker from Latin sutor.

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

Similar surnames: Suter, Souter, Sauter, Sutter, Sartor, Astor, Suitor, Tutor, Luter

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Where is the Sutor family from?

You can see how Sutor families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sutor family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Sutor families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 24 Sutor families living in Ontario. This was about 89% of all the recorded Sutor's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Sutor families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Sutor surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Sutor ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Sutor. 47% of Sutor men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Sutor women worked as a Teacher. .

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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

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Farming

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Teacher
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Sutor. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sutor 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Sutor. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Sutor. For the veterans among your Sutor ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sutor lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Sutor life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Sutor in 1962 was 69, and 78 in 2004.

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