Tuthill Family History

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Tuthill Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by a hill used as a lookout station, from an unattested Old English tot hyll ‘lookout hill’, or a habitational name from some place named with this word, for example Tootle Heights in Lancashire, Tothill in Lincolnshire, or Tuttle Hill in Warwickshire. This surname became established in Ireland in the 17th century, and is now more common in Ireland than England.

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

Similar surnames: Thill, Still, Dutil, Tuttle, Antill, Coghill, Purtill, Southall

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Tuthill Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Tuthill name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Tuthill. 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


  • France


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Tuthill Family Origin

Where is the Tuthill family from?

Tuthill Family Occupations

What did your Tuthill ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Tuthill occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Tuthill's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Tuthill family was Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Fisherman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tuthill.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Fisherman

  • Laborer


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

Tuthill Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 29,000 census records available for the last name Tuthill. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tuthill 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Tuthill. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Tuthill. For the veterans among your Tuthill ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tuthill Life Expectancy

What is the average Tuthill lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Tuthill life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Tuthill in 1946 was 62, and 77 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tuthill 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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