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Stutz Name Meaning

South German (also Stütz): topographic name from the dialect word stutz ‘steep slope’. German: metonymic occupational name for a wood turner who made a particular type of wooden vessel, Middle High German stutze.

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


Similar surnames: Sturtz, Strutz, Stotz, Statz, Stuhl, Stetz, Stuntz, Strutt, Stultz

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Where is the Stutz family from?

You can see how Stutz families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Stutz family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Stutz families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 3 Stutz families living in Ohio. This was about 38% of all the recorded Stutz's in the USA. Ohio and 1 other state had the highest population of Stutz families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Stutz surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Stutz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Stutz. 14% of Stutz men worked as a Laborer and 12% of Stutz women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Stutz were Proprietor and Clerk.

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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

  • Laborer
    14%
  • Farmer
    14%
  • Salesman
    10%
  • Proprietor
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    12%
  • Stenographer
    11%
  • Teacher
    10%
  • Clerk
    8%
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Census Records

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Stutz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stutz 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Stutz. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Stutz. For the veterans among your Stutz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Stutz lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Stutz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Stutz in 1955 was 69, and 73 in 2004.

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