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Schutts Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: occupational name for an archer, Middle Low German, Middle Dutch schuts, or for a watchman or guard. Compare German Schuetz.

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

Similar surnames: Schutte, Schutter, Schuetz, Schulte, Schott, Schuth, Schur, Schut

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Where is the Schutts family from?

You can see how Schutts families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Schutts family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Schutts families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 15 Schutts families living in Illinois. This was about 22% of all the recorded Schutts's in USA. Illinois had the highest population of Schutts families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Schutts surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Schutts ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Schutts. 53% of Schutts men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Schutts women worked as a Stenographer. .

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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

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Schutts. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schutts 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 167 immigration records available for the last name Schutts. 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 297 military records available for the last name Schutts. For the veterans among your Schutts ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Schutts lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Schutts life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Schutts in 1962 was 80, and 77 in 2003.

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