Schetter Family History

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Schetter Name Meaning

South German: metonymic occupational name for someone who sold fine fabric, from Middle High German scheter ‘fine, shiny linen’. In some cases it may have been a nickname for an extravagant dresser. North German: occupational name for an appraiser, from Middle Low German scheten ‘to gauge’, ‘appraise’ + the agent suffix -er.

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


Similar surnames: Schutter, Schlotter, Scheiner, Scheuer, Scheurer, Scheper, Schmitter

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Schetter Family Origin

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Schetter Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Cigar Maker

    7%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schetter. A less common occupation for the Schetter family was Cigar Maker. The most common Schetter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Schetter's were Farmers.

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Schetter Historical Records

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Schetter Life Expectancy

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