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Ketter Name Meaning

German: metronymic from a pet form of the female personal name Katharina. German: nickname from Low German Ketter ‘heretic’ (standard German Ketzer). German: Austrian variant of the topographic name Köther, from Middle High German kote ‘hut’, ‘cottage of a day laborer’ (see Koth). German: possibly a derivative of Middle High German keten(e) ‘chain’ (see Ketterer). Dutch: nickname from Middle Dutch catter ‘heretic’. Compare 2 above.

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


Similar surnames: Kettner, Etter, Koetter, Wetter, Petter, Kletter, Vetter, Netter

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Ketter Family Origin

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Ketter Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    50%
  • Pensioner Dealer

    50%

In 1881, the most common Ketter occupation in the UK was Labourer. 50% of Ketter's were Labourers. Labourer and Pensioner Dealer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Ketter.

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Ketter Historical Records

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Ketter Life Expectancy

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