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Nutt Family History

Nutt Name Meaning

English: nickname from Middle English note nute notte nutte ‘nut’ (Old English hnutu) perhaps used for a man with a round head or a brown complexion. English: topographic name for someone who lived by a nut-tree from Middle English note nute notte nutte ‘nut’ (Old English hnutu) used also to denote the tree. Irish (Ulster especially Derry): shortened form of McNutt North German: nickname for an industrious person from Middle High German nutte ‘useful efficient’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Butt, Nott, Hutt, Dutt, Tutt, Mutz, Nutty, Lust, Nett, Rutt

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Where is the Nutt family from?

You can see how Nutt families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Nutt family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Nutt families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 27 Nutt families living in Ohio. This was about 16% of all the recorded Nutt's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Nutt families in 1840.
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What did your Nutt ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Nutt. 21% of Nutt men worked as a Farmer and 16% of Nutt women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Nutt were Truck Driver and Clerk. .

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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
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Housekeeper
  • Teacher
  • Clerk
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Census Records

There are 86,000 census records available for the last name Nutt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nutt 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Nutt. 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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There are 11,000 military records available for the last name Nutt. For the veterans among your Nutt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Nutt lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Nutt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Nutt in 1944 was 43, and 76 in 2004.

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