Detter Family History

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Detter Name Meaning

South German: habitational name from a place so named in Bavaria. North German: variant spelling of Deter.

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

Similar surnames: Wetter, Netter, Deter, Kettner, Getter, Detmer, Deuter, Ketter, Etter

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Detter Family Origin

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Detter Family Occupations

What did your Detter ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the UK named Detter.

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Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Detter Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Detter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Detter 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 407 immigration records available for the last name Detter. 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 989 military records available for the last name Detter. For the veterans among your Detter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Detter Life Expectancy

What is the average Detter lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Detter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Detter in 1954 was 55, and 73 in 2004.

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