Schutte Family History

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Schutte Name Meaning

Dutch and North German (Schütte): occupational name for an archer, from Middle Low German schutten ‘to shoot’. Compare German Schuetz.

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


Similar surnames: Schutts, Schutter, Schulte, Schuetz, Schatte, Schetter, Schuth

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Schutte Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Schutte name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Schutte. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    47%

  • Germanic Europe

    20%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    13%

  • Norway

    5%

  • Sweden

    4%

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Schutte Family Origin

Where is the Schutte family from?

Schutte Family Occupations

What did your Schutte ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Schutte occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Schutte's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schutte. A less common occupation for the Schutte family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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

Schutte Historical Records

What Schutte family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 20,000 census records available for the last name Schutte. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schutte 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Schutte. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Schutte. For the veterans among your Schutte ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schutte Life Expectancy

What is the average Schutte lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Schutte life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Schutte in 1948 was 61, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schutte

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schutte 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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