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Putter Name Meaning

(Pütter) topographic name for someone who lived by a pool, from Middle Low German putte ‘pit’, ‘puddle’ ‘pool’ (see puett) or habitational name for someone from any of the various places named with this word.possibly also a variant of Butter.

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

Similar surnames: Putzer, Hutter, Pitter, Butter, Suttner, Kutter, Potter, Lutter

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Putter Family Origin

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Putter Family Occupations

What did your Putter ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Putter family was Stock Raiser. The most common Putter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Putter's were Farmers. Farmer and Lumber Contracter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Putter.

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  • Farmer

  • Lumber Contracter

  • Stock Raiser


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

Putter Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Putter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Putter 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 887 immigration records available for the last name Putter. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Putter. For the veterans among your Putter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Putter Life Expectancy

What is the average Putter lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Putter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Putter in 1962 was 87, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Putter

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Putter 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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