Offutt Family History

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Offutt Name Meaning

Possibly a respelling of German Auffahrt ‘ascension’.

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

Similar surnames: Butt, Hoffart, Offill, Cornutt, Shutt, Lautt, Putt, Ortt, Faust

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Offutt Family Origin

Where is the Offutt family from?

Offutt Family Occupations

What did your Offutt ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Offutt family was Coal Miner. The most common Offutt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Offutt's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Offutt.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Keeping House

  • Coal Miner


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Offutt ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Offutt Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Offutt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Offutt 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 726 immigration records available for the last name Offutt. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Offutt. For the veterans among your Offutt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Offutt Life Expectancy

What is the average Offutt lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Offutt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Offutt in 1945 was 26, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Offutt

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Offutt 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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