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Suttner Family History

Suttner Name Meaning

South German (also Süttner): topographic name for someone who lived in a wet boggy place from the genitive of Middle High German sutte ‘puddle marsh’ + -er suffix denoting an inhabitant or a habitational name for someone from a place called Sutten named with this word.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Sutter, Putter, Kuttner, Rittner, Mutter, Lattner, Sittner, Buttler

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Where is the Suttner family from?

You can see how Suttner families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Suttner family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Suttner families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 14 Suttner families living in Missouri. This was about 64% of all the recorded Suttner's in USA. Missouri had the highest population of Suttner families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Suttner surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Suttner ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Shoe Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Suttner. 26% of Suttner men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Suttner women worked as a Shoe Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Suttner were Laborer and Housewife. .

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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

  • Farmer
    26%
  • Truck Driver
    10%
  • Machinist
    7%
  • Laborer
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Shoe Worker
    50%
  • Cook
    25%
  • Housewife
    25%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Suttner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Suttner 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 321 immigration records available for the last name Suttner. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Suttner. For the veterans among your Suttner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Suttner lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Suttner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Suttner in 1961 was 52, and 84 in 2004.

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