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Fettes Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of Fett ‘comely’. German: unexplained; probably a Rhenish dialect form.

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


Similar surnames: Fette, Fetter, Feltes, Betten, Getter, Fettig, Fewkes, Felten, Detter

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Fettes Family Origin

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Fettes Family Occupations

What did your Fettes ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Fettes occupation in the UK was Farmer. 7% of Fettes's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Fettes family was Electro Plater. Farmer, Flaxdresser and Canvas Weaver Power Loom were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fettes.

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  • Farmer

    7%
  • Flaxdresser

    7%
  • Canvas Weaver Power Loom

    5%
  • Electro Plater

    5%

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

Fettes Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Fettes Life Expectancy

What is the average Fettes lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Fettes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Fettes in 1963 was 75, and 61 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fettes

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fettes 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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