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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

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Sutter Family Origin

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Sutter Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Blacksmith

    2%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Sutter family was Blacksmith. 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.

Source: Census data for Sutter | Data not to scale

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Sutter Life Expectancy

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