Deiter Family History

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Deiter Name Meaning

German: from the personal names Detert or Dethard, Low German variants of Diethard, composed of Old High German diot ‘people’, ‘nation’ + hart ‘strong’. Possibly an altered spelling of Dieter.

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


Similar surnames: Deter, Reiter, Zeiter, Leiter, Nester, Dehler, Beiter, Keiter, Detter

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Deiter Family Origin

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Deiter Family Occupations

What did your Deiter ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Baister Ladies Tailoress and Domestic Service were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Deiter. 25% of Deiter men worked as a Baister Ladies Tailoress and 34% of Deiter women worked as a Domestic Service. Some less common occupations for Americans named Deiter were General Labourer and Weave Elector Web

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Baister Ladies Tailoress
    25%
  • Farm Tractor Driver
    25%
  • Farmer
    25%
  • General Labourer
    25%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Domestic Service
    34%
  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    34%
  • Weave Elector Web
    34%

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

Deiter Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Deiter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Deiter 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 445 immigration records available for the last name Deiter. 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 Deiter. For the veterans among your Deiter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Deiter Life Expectancy

What is the average Deiter lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Deiter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Deiter in 1950 was 34, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Deiter

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Deiter 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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