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Tuter Family History

Tuter Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): nickname from Yiddish tuter ‘Tartar’.

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


Similar surnames: Kuter, Teper, Tatar, Gutter, Hutter, Muter, Pater, Nufer, Kutzer

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Where is the Tuter family from?

You can see how Tuter families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Tuter family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Tuter families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 4 Tuter families living in Kentucky. This was about 57% of all the recorded Tuter's in USA. Kentucky had the highest population of Tuter families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Tuter surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Tuter ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Tuter. 27% of Tuter men worked as a Laborer and 16% of Tuter women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tuter were Truck Driver and Saleslady. .

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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

  • Laborer
    27%
  • Farmer
    23%
  • Farm Laborer
    11%
  • Truck Driver
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    16%
  • Housework
    12%
  • Clerk
    12%
  • Saleslady
    12%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Tuter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tuter 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 167 immigration records available for the last name Tuter. 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 504 military records available for the last name Tuter. For the veterans among your Tuter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Tuter lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2003, in the United States, Tuter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Tuter in 1961 was 60, and 76 in 2003.

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