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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

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  • Farmer

    7%
  • Flaxdresser

    7%
  • Canvas Weaver Power Loom

    5%
  • Electro Plater

    5%

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

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