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Putt Family History

Putt Name Meaning

English (mainly Devon and Cornwall): variant of Pitt. North German (Pütt): see Puett.

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


Similar surnames: Patt, Pett, Nutt, Dutt, Puett, Rutt, Butt, Pott, Punt, Hutt

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Where is the Putt family from?

You can see how Putt families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Putt family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Putt families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1840 there were 9 Putt families living in Ohio. This was about 38% of all the recorded Putt's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Putt families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Putt surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Putt ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Putt. 26% of Putt men worked as a Laborer and 12% of Putt women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Putt were New Worker and Housewife.

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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

  • Laborer
    26%
  • Farmer
    19%
  • Salesman
    9%
  • New Worker
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
    12%
  • Waitress
    10%
  • Maid
    10%
  • Housewife
    8%
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Census Records

There are 26,000 census records available for the last name Putt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Putt 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Putt. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Putt. For the veterans among your Putt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Putt lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Putt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Putt in 1942 was 32, and 72 in 2004.

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