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Tuttle Family History

Tuttle Name Meaning

English (Norfolk Suffolk and Berkshire):: possibly a variant of Thirkell from the Middle English personal name T(h)irkill T(h)urkill (Old Norse Thorkell Thorkil Thurkil a shortened form of Thorketill from the god's name Thórr ‘Thor’ + ketill ‘kettle cauldron’). variant of Tuthill .

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


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

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Where is the Tuttle family from?

You can see how Tuttle families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Tuttle family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Tuttle families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 122 Tuttle families living in Norfolk. This was about 36% of all the recorded Tuttle's in United Kingdom. Norfolk had the highest population of Tuttle families in 1891.
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What did your Tuttle ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Incapacitated and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Tuttle. 32% of Tuttle men worked as an Incapacitated and 74% of Tuttle women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tuttle were Farmworker and Unpaid Domestic. .

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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

  • Incapacitated
    32%
  • General Labourer
    25%
  • Carpenter
    19%
  • Farmworker
    13%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    74%
  • Domestic Servant
    5%
  • Domestic Duties
    3%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    3%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 10,000 immigration records available for the last name Tuttle. 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 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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What is the average Tuttle lifespan?

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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