Tuttle Family History

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Tuttle Name Meaning

English and Irish: from the Old Norse personal name þorkell, a contracted form of a name composed of the elements þórr, name of the Scandinavian god of thunder (see Thor) + ketill ‘cauldron’. The personal name Thurkill or Thirkill was in use throughout England in the Middle Ages; in northern England it had been introduced directly by Scandinavian settlers, whereas in the South it was the result of Norman influence. This surname and its variants are especially common in East Anglia. In Ireland the Old Norse name was adopted as a Gaelic personal name (Thorcall), which generated the surnames McCorkle and Corkill.

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

Similar surnames: Tutt, Little, Kettle, Turtle, Bustle, Battle, Tuite, Motte, Tritle

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Tuttle Family Origin

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Tuttle Family Occupations

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In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Tuttle. 18% of Tuttle men worked as a Farmer and 11% of Tuttle women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tuttle were Carpenter and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Housewife
  • Teacher
  • Stenographer

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Tuttle Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 174,000 census records available for the last name Tuttle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tuttle 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 10,000 immigration records available for the last name Tuttle. 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 35,000 military records available for the last name Tuttle. For the veterans among your Tuttle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tuttle Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Tuttle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Tuttle in 1940 was 47, and 75 in 2004.

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