Dettlaff Family History

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Dettlaff Name Meaning

German: variant spelling of Dethloff.

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

Similar surnames: Dettloff, Detloff, Dettman, Gettler, Detter, Tetzloff, Dittmann

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Dettlaff Family Origin

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Dettlaff Family Occupations

What did your Dettlaff ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Tailor were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Dettlaff. The most common Dettlaff occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Dettlaff's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Tailor


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Dettlaff Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Dettlaff. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dettlaff 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Dettlaff. 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 Dettlaff. For the veterans among your Dettlaff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dettlaff Life Expectancy

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Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Dettlaff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Dettlaff in 1956 was 58, and 56 in 2004.

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