Chute Family History

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Chute Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of several places in Hampshire and Wiltshire named with Chute, from Celtic ced ‘wood’. Compare Welsh coed. Americanized form of German Schütt, a variant of Schütte (see Schutte).

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

Similar surnames: Shute, Shutt, Couto, Thue, Corte, Comte, Hume, Clute, Couts, Conte

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Chute Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Chute name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Chute. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • France


  • Sweden


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Chute Family Origin

Where is the Chute family from?

Chute Family Occupations

What did your Chute ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Chute occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Chute's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Chute. A less common occupation for the Chute family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Chute ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Chute Historical Records

What Chute family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 19,000 census records available for the last name Chute. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Chute census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Chute. 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 Card

There are 6,000 military records available for the last name Chute. For the veterans among your Chute ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Chute Life Expectancy

What is the average Chute lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Chute life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Chute in 1950 was 38, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Chute

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Chute ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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