Sutterfield Family History

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Sutterfield Name Meaning

English: possibly a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place.

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

Similar surnames: Butterfield, Potterfield, Summerfield, Sofield, Sherfield, Haverfield

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Sutterfield Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Sutterfield name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Sutterfield. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • Sweden


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Sutterfield Family Origin

Where is the Sutterfield family from?

Sutterfield Family Occupations

What did your Sutterfield ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sutterfield. The most common Sutterfield occupation in the USA was Farmer. 59% of Sutterfield's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Sutterfield family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Laborer

  • Farming


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

Sutterfield Historical Records

What Sutterfield family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Sutterfield. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sutterfield 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 213 immigration records available for the last name Sutterfield. 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 Sutterfield. For the veterans among your Sutterfield ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sutterfield Life Expectancy

What is the average Sutterfield lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Sutterfield life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Sutterfield in 1953 was 49, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sutterfield

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sutterfield 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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