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Hutter Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a hatter from an agent derivative of Middle High German huot ‘hat’; Yiddish hut, German Hut ‘hat’. German (Hütter): topographic name from Middle High German hütte ‘hut’. English: when not of German origin (see above), perhaps a variant of Hotter, an occupational name for a basket maker, Middle English hottere; the same term also denoted someone who carried baskets of sand for making mortar. Alternatively it may have denoted someone who lived in a hut or shed, from a derivative of Middle English hotte, hutte ‘hut’, ‘shed’.

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

Similar surnames: Butter, Nutter, Huster, Sutter, Futter, Putter, Mutter, Shutter

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Where is the Hutter family from?

You can see how Hutter families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hutter family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hutter families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 47 Hutter families living in London. This was about 26% of all the recorded Hutter's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Hutter families in 1891.
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What did your Hutter ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Cotton Weaver and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Hutter. 34% of Hutter men worked as a Cotton Weaver and 80% of Hutter women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hutter were Railway Clerk and Formerly Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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

  • Cotton Weaver
  • Incapacitated
  • Railway Clerk

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Cotton Weaver
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Formerly Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Hutter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hutter 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Hutter. 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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Draft Cards

There are 7,000 military records available for the last name Hutter. For the veterans among your Hutter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hutter lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Hutter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Hutter in 1954 was 43, and 79 in 2004.

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