Rutter Family History

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Rutter Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a player on the rote (see Root 2). English: nickname for an unscrupulous person, from Old French ro(u)tier ‘robber’, ‘highwayman’, ‘footpad’. adm Dutch: nickname from Middle Dutch rut(t)er ‘freebooter’, ‘footpad’, cognate with 2. Compare Reuter 2.

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


Similar surnames: Butter, Nutter, Hutter, Sutter, Ruther, Ritter, Rutten, Rotter

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Rutter Family Origin

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Rutter Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, the most common Rutter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Rutter's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rutter. A less common occupation for the Rutter family was Carpenter.

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Rutter Historical Records

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Rutter Life Expectancy

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