Mutton Family History

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Mutton Name Meaning

English (chiefly Devon): nickname for someone thought to resemble a sheep (e.g. a gentle but unimaginative person), or metonymic occupational name for a shepherd, from Anglo-Norman French muto(u)n ‘sheep’ (Old French mouton, probably of Gaulish origin; compare Breton maout ‘sheep’).

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

Similar surnames: Button, Lutton, Musson, Mitton, Mouton, Murton, Hutton, Musto, Sutton

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Mutton Family Origin

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Mutton Family Occupations

What did your Mutton ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Mutton family was Laborer. The most common Mutton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Mutton's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Slater were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mutton.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Slater

  • Laborer


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Mutton Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 29,000 census records available for the last name Mutton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mutton census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Mutton. 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 Card

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

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Mutton Life Expectancy

What is the average Mutton lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Mutton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Mutton in 1941 was 33, and 72 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mutton 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.

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