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Rutt Family History

Rutt Name Meaning

English: variant of Root 1 and 2. German: variant ofnRuth 2. German (Rütt): topographic name ofnuncertain meaning (see Rutten 3). EG

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


Similar surnames: Butt, Rust, Hutt, Tutt, Ritt, Dutt, Rutz, Nutt, Putt, Gutt

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Where is the Rutt family from?

You can see how Rutt families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rutt family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Rutt families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 4 Rutt families living in New York. This was about 40% of all the recorded Rutt's in USA. New York had the highest population of Rutt families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rutt surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Rutt ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Rutt. 22% of Rutt men worked as a Laborer and 8% of Rutt women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rutt were Carpenter and Housekeeper. .

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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
    22%
  • Farmer
    20%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • Carpenter
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    8%
  • Clerk
    8%
  • Seamer
    7%
  • Housekeeper
    7%
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Census Records

There are 19,000 census records available for the last name Rutt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rutt 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 Rutt. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Rutt. For the veterans among your Rutt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rutt lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Rutt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Rutt in 1948 was 48, and 75 in 2004.

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