Hettler Family History

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Hettler Name Meaning

occupational name for a goatherd, from an agent derivative of the dialect word Hettel ‘goat’. North German: nickname for a hateful or belligerent person, from Middle Low German heteler ‘hater’, ‘enemy’.

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


Similar surnames: Zettler, Kettler, Jetter, Netter, Hatler, Hegler, Mettler, Wetter

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Hettler Family Origin

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Hettler Family Occupations

What did your Hettler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hettler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Hettler's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hettler. A less common occupation for the Hettler family was Farm Hand.

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Laborer

    21%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Farm Hand

    5%

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Hettler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hettler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hettler 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 689 immigration records available for the last name Hettler. 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 730 military records available for the last name Hettler. For the veterans among your Hettler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hettler Life Expectancy

What is the average Hettler lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Hettler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Hettler in 1953 was 65, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hettler

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