Schutter Family History

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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 1940, Farmer and Secretary were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Schutter. 20% of Schutter men worked as a Farmer and 16% of Schutter women worked as a Secretary. Some less common occupations for Americans named Schutter were Salesman and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    20%
  • Laborer
    11%
  • Clerk
    8%
  • Salesman
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Secretary
    16%
  • Housekeeper
    12%
  • Housewife
    12%
  • Stenographer
    12%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Schutter Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 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 1,000 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.

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