Kettering Family History

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Kettering Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Northamptonshire, recorded in Domesday Book as Cateringe, probably from an unattested Old English personal name Cytra + -ingas, a suffix denoting ‘family or followers of’. Possibly an altered spelling of German Ketterling.

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


Similar surnames: Keeling, Keating, Ketterling, Getter, Kelting, Betteridge, Ketter

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Kettering Family Origin

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Kettering Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Coal Miner

    5%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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In 1880, the most common Kettering occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Kettering's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kettering. A less common occupation for the Kettering family was Carpenter.

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Kettering Historical Records

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Kettering Life Expectancy

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