Shutter Family History

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Shutter Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a marksman, from an agent derivative of Middle English schoot(en) ‘to shoot’. Americanized spelling of German and Dutch Schutter.

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

Similar surnames: Hutter, Sutter, Schutter, Shuster, Shutters, Shutt, Souter, Cutter

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Shutter Family Origin

Where is the Shutter family from?

Shutter Family Occupations

What did your Shutter ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shutter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Shutter's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shutter. A less common occupation for the Shutter family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Blacksmith

  • Carpenter


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

Shutter Historical Records

What Shutter family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Shutter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shutter 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 629 immigration records available for the last name Shutter. 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 Shutter. For the veterans among your Shutter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shutter Life Expectancy

What is the average Shutter lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Shutter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Shutter in 1948 was 38, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shutter

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shutter 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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