Deters Family History

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Deters Name Meaning

patronymic from Deter. Possibly a variant of Dieters (see Dieter).

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


Similar surnames: Detert, Devers, Deter, Detar, Demers, Peters, Teters, Peers, Deiters

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Deters Family Origin

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Deters Family Occupations

What did your Deters ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Deters occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Deters's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Deters family was Saloon Keeper. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Deters.

View Census data for Deters | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    34%
  • Laborer

    18%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Saloon Keeper

    3%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Deters Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Deters. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Deters census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Deters

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Deters. 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 Deters. For the veterans among your Deters ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Deters Life Expectancy

What is the average Deters lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Deters life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Deters in 1945 was 42, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Deters

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Deters 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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