Suter Name Meaning

English and Dutch: occupational name from Middle English suter, souter, Middle Dutch sutter ‘shoemaker’ (Latin sutor). German: variant of Sauter.

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


Similar surnames: Sutter, Souter, Sauter, Sutor, Luter, Suiter, Kuter, Super, Summer

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Suter Family Origin

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Suter Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Suter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Suter's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Suter. A less common occupation for the Suter family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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Suter Historical Records

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Suter Life Expectancy

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Between 1945 and 2004, Suter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Suter in 1945 was 54, and 73 in 2004.

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