Detwiler Family History

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Detwiler Name Meaning

Variant spelling of German Detweiler, or a habitational name for someone from a farm named Dettwyl in Aargau canton, Switzerland.

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


Similar surnames: Detweiler, Dettwiler, Tutwiler, Detter, Mettler, Weiler, Dehler

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Detwiler Family Origin

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Detwiler Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Keeping House

    3%

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In 1880, the most common Detwiler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Detwiler's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Detwiler. A less common occupation for the Detwiler family was Keeping House.

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Detwiler Historical Records

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Detwiler Life Expectancy

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