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Clutter Name Meaning

English: possibly from Middle English cloutere, clutere, an occupational name for a cobbler or patcher, from an agent derivative of cloute, clut(e) ‘patch’. Possibly an altered form of German Klutterer, an occupational name for a traveling entertainer, Middle High German kluterære, or a shortened form of Klüttermann ‘clodhopper’, a nickname for a peasant.

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


Similar surnames: Cutter, Hutter, Butter, Sutter, Latter, Cutrer, Schutter, Nutter

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Where is the Clutter family from?

You can see how Clutter families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Clutter family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Clutter families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 15 Clutter families living in Ohio. This was about 36% of all the recorded Clutter's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Clutter families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Clutter surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Clutter ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Clutter. 25% of Clutter men worked as a Farmer and 14% of Clutter women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Clutter were New Worker and Stenographer.

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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
    25%
  • Laborer
    24%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • New Worker
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    14%
  • Clerk
    11%
  • Housewife
    11%
  • Stenographer
    9%
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Census Records

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Clutter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Clutter 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 371 immigration records available for the last name Clutter. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Clutter. For the veterans among your Clutter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Clutter lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Clutter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Clutter in 1944 was 22, and 73 in 2004.

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