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Detjen Name Meaning

North German, Frisian, and Danish: variant of Dedeken, a short form of the personal name Dethard (see Deter).

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


Similar surnames: Oetjen, Deter, Etten, Deren, Deeken, Oetken, Detter, Oeltjen, Dennen

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Detjen Family Origin

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Detjen Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    64%
  • Cooper

    9%
  • Nothing

    9%
  • Porter

    9%

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In 1880, Farmer, Cooper and Nothing were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Detjen. A less common occupation for the Detjen family was Porter. The most common Detjen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 64% of Detjen's were Farmers.

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Detjen Historical Records

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Detjen Life Expectancy

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