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Cutler Family History

Cutler Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a maker of knives from Middle English cutele cutteler coteler ‘cutler; maker repairer or seller of knives etc.’ (Anglo-French cuteler Old French coutelier cotelier). Compare Nesmith and Cottle . Americanized form of German Kottler or Kattler which is of uncertain origin.

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

Similar surnames: Cutter, Cutrer, Butler, Cotler, Cater, Luter, Butner, Culver, Cobler

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Where is the Cutler family from?

You can see how Cutler families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cutler family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Cutler families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 399 Cutler families living in London. This was about 13% of all the recorded Cutler's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Cutler families in 1891.
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What did your Cutler ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Cutler. 10% of Cutler men worked as a General Labourer and 70% of Cutler women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cutler were Builders Labourer and Incapacitated. .

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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 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Gardener
  • Bricklayer
  • Builders Labourer

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Housewife
  • Incapacitated
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Census Records

There are 157,000 census records available for the last name Cutler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cutler 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 15,000 immigration records available for the last name Cutler. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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There are 27,000 military records available for the last name Cutler. For the veterans among your Cutler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Cutler lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Cutler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Cutler in 1943 was 25, and 75 in 2004.

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