Putterman Family History

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Putterman Name Meaning

North German (Püttermann): variant of Püttmann (see Putman). Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a dairyman or seller of butter, from northeastern Yiddish puter ‘butter’ + man ‘man’.

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

Similar surnames: Futterman, Butterman, Gutterman, Otterman, Guterman, Ketterman

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Putterman Family Origin

Where is the Putterman family from?

Putterman Family Occupations

What did your Putterman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Carpenter and Printer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Putterman. The most common Putterman occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 50% of Putterman's were Carpenters.

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  • Carpenter

  • Printer


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Putterman ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Putterman Historical Records

What Putterman family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Putterman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Putterman 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 489 immigration records available for the last name Putterman. 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 136 military records available for the last name Putterman. For the veterans among your Putterman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Putterman Life Expectancy

What is the average Putterman lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Putterman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Putterman in 1952 was 46, and 94 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Putterman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Putterman ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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