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Hutton Name Meaning

Scottish and northern English: habitational name from any of the numerous places so called from Old English hoh ‘ridge’, ‘spur’ + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Lutton, Sutton, Hunton, Hatton, Hulton, Dutton, Holton, Whitton

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Where is the Hutton family from?

You can see how Hutton families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hutton family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hutton families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 55 Hutton families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 21% of all the recorded Hutton's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Hutton families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hutton surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hutton ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Hutton. 16% of Hutton men worked as a Farmer and 8% of Hutton women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hutton 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
    16%
  • Laborer
    14%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • Truck Driver
    3%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

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

There are 258,000 census records available for the last name Hutton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hutton 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 35,000 immigration records available for the last name Hutton. 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 32,000 military records available for the last name Hutton. For the veterans among your Hutton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hutton lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Hutton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Hutton in 1944 was 29, and 75 in 2004.

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