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Hutchins Family History

Hutchins Name Meaning

Southern English: patronymic from the medieval personal name Hutchin, a pet form of Hugh.

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


Similar surnames: Hutchings, Hutchens, Hutchinson, Cutchins, Huckins, Hutcheon, Hutch

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Where is the Hutchins family from?

You can see how Hutchins families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hutchins family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hutchins families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 114 Hutchins families living in New York. This was about 19% of all the recorded Hutchins's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Hutchins families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hutchins surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hutchins ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hutchins. 17% of Hutchins men worked as a Laborer and 8% of Hutchins women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hutchins were Truck Driver and Maid.

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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

  • Laborer
    17%
  • Farmer
    16%
  • Salesman
    5%
  • Truck Driver
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    8%
  • Housewife
    7%
  • Teacher
    7%
  • Maid
    6%
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Census Records

There are 187,000 census records available for the last name Hutchins. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hutchins 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 15,000 immigration records available for the last name Hutchins. 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 31,000 military records available for the last name Hutchins. For the veterans among your Hutchins ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hutchins lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Hutchins life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Hutchins in 1940 was 34, and 75 in 2004.

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