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Kuter Family History

Kuter Name Meaning

German (Küter): occupational name for a butcher or sausage maker, from Middle High German, Middle Low German kuter ‘butcher’ (from kut ‘entrails’, ‘tripe’). Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Kuper, Kater, Kuster, Kugler, Kutzer, Suter, Kober, Huter, Kuttler

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Where is the Kuter family from?

You can see how Kuter families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kuter family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Kuter families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 6 Kuter families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 75% of all the recorded Kuter's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Kuter families in 1840.
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What did your Kuter ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kuter. 27% of Kuter men worked as a Farmer and 22% of Kuter women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kuter were Salesman and Nurse.

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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
    27%
  • Clerk
    20%
  • Laborer
    16%
  • Salesman
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    22%
  • Clerk
    16%
  • Stenographer
    16%
  • Nurse
    16%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Kuter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kuter 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 513 immigration records available for the last name Kuter. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Kuter. For the veterans among your Kuter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kuter lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Kuter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Kuter in 1958 was 42, and 65 in 2004.

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