Mutton Family History

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Mutton Name Meaning

English (chiefly Devon): nickname for someone thought to resemble a sheep (e.g. a gentle but unimaginative person), or metonymic occupational name for a shepherd, from Anglo-Norman French muto(u)n ‘sheep’ (Old French mouton, probably of Gaulish origin; compare Breton maout ‘sheep’).

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

Similar surnames: Button, Lutton, Musson, Mitton, Mouton, Murton, Hutton, Musto, Sutton

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Mutton Family Origin

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Mutton Family Occupations

What did your Mutton ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Farmer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Mutton. 9% of Mutton men worked as a Farmer and 71% of Mutton women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mutton were Bricklayer and Incapacitated

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Farmer
  • General Labourer
  • Builders Labourer
  • Bricklayer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housewife
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Incapacitated

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

Mutton Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 29,000 census records available for the last name Mutton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mutton 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 Mutton. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Mutton. For the veterans among your Mutton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mutton Life Expectancy

What is the average Mutton lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Mutton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Mutton in 1941 was 33, and 72 in 2004.

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