Shutt Family History

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Shutt Name Meaning

English (mainly Yorkshire): occupational name for an archer, Middle English schut(te), schit(te) (from Old English scytta, a primary derivative of sceotan ‘to shoot’). Americanized spelling of German Schutt.

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

Similar surnames: Scutt, Hutt, Shott, Shute, Shult, Strutt, Shuck, Stott, Schutts

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Shutt Family Origin

Where is the Shutt family from?

Shutt Family Occupations

What did your Shutt ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Cotton Weaver and Wheelwright were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shutt. The most common Shutt occupation in the UK was Farmer. 5% of Shutt's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Shutt family was Labourer.

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  • Farmer

  • Cotton Weaver

  • Wheelwright

  • Labourer


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

Shutt Historical Records

What Shutt family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 37,000 census records available for the last name Shutt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shutt 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 Shutt. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Shutt. For the veterans among your Shutt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shutt Life Expectancy

What is the average Shutt lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Shutt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Shutt in 1944 was 33, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shutt

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shutt 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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