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Amstutz Name Meaning

Swiss German and German: topographic name for someone living near or at the foot of a steep mountainside German am Stutz ‘at the escarpment’.

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

Similar surnames: Stutz, Sturtz, Anschutz, Statz, Auster, Strutz, Amster, Anstett

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Where is the Amstutz family from?

You can see how Amstutz families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Amstutz family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Amstutz families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Amstutz family living in Illinois. This was about 50% of all the recorded Amstutz's in USA. Illinois and 1 other state had the highest population of Amstutz families in 1840.
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What did your Amstutz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Amstutz. 30% of Amstutz men worked as a Farmer and 17% of Amstutz women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Amstutz were Truck Driver and Housekeeper. .

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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 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
  • Maid
  • Clerk
  • Housekeeper
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 860 immigration records available for the last name Amstutz. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, 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 Amstutz. For the veterans among your Amstutz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Amstutz lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Amstutz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Amstutz in 1957 was 55, and 81 in 2004.

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