Dutter Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Dutter Name Meaning

Probably a respelling of German Dotter.

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

Similar surnames: Futter, Butter, Dotter, Detter, Sutter, Lutter, Gutter, Cutter

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Dutter Family Origin

Where is the Dutter family from?

Dutter Family Occupations

What did your Dutter ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Dutter family was Boarding House Keeper. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dutter. The most common Dutter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Dutter's were Farmers.

View Census data for Dutter | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Boarding House Keeper


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

Dutter Historical Records

What Dutter family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Dutter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dutter census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Dutter

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Dutter. 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.

View all Dutter immigration records

Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Dutter. For the veterans among your Dutter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Dutter military records

You've only scratched the surface of Dutter family history.

Dutter Life Expectancy

What is the average Dutter lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Dutter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Dutter in 1962 was 88, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dutter

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dutter 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.

Famous Dutter Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Look up another name