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Schutter Name Meaning

North German (Schütter): occupational name for a guard, watchman or warden, from an agent derivative of Middle Low German schutten ‘to protect’. See also Schuetz. Dutch: occupational name for a bowman, subsequently a status name for a member of a marksman’s guild, Middle Dutch scut(t)ere. This was also an occupational name for an official who impounded stray cattle.

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


Similar surnames: Schetter, Schutte, Shutter, Schutts, Hutter, Schlotter, Schuster

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Schutter Family Origin

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Schutter Family Occupations

What did your Schutter ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Book Business were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schutter. A less common occupation for the Schutter family was Brick Maeon. The most common Schutter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 15% of Schutter's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    15%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Book Business

    4%
  • Brick Maeon

    4%

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

Schutter Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Schutter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schutter 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Schutter. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Schutter. For the veterans among your Schutter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schutter Life Expectancy

What is the average Schutter lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Schutter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Schutter in 1956 was 52, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schutter

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schutter 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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