Fetterman Family History

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Fetterman Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Fetter.

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

Similar surnames: Futterman, Gutterman, Esterman, Bitterman, Putterman, Hellerman

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Fetterman Family Origin

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Fetterman Family Occupations

What did your Fetterman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Fetterman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Fetterman's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Fetterman family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fetterman.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming


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

Fetterman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Fetterman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fetterman 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 598 immigration records available for the last name Fetterman. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Fetterman. For the veterans among your Fetterman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fetterman Life Expectancy

What is the average Fetterman lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Fetterman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Fetterman in 1942 was 44, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fetterman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fetterman 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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