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Sutter Name Meaning

English and South German: occupational name for a shoemaker or cobbler (rarely a tailor), from Middle English suter, souter, Middle High German suter, sutære (from Latin sutor, an agent derivative of suere ‘to sew’).

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


Similar surnames: Suter, Hutter, Mutter, Setter, Butter, Nutter, Cutter, Shutter

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Sutter Family Origin

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Sutter Family Occupations

What did your Sutter ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Sutter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Sutter's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sutter. A less common occupation for the Sutter family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Blacksmith

    2%

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

Sutter Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Sutter ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Sutter Life Expectancy

What is the average Sutter lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, Sutter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Sutter in 1943 was 32, and 77 in 2004.

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United States

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sutter 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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