Stetter Family History

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Stetter Name Meaning

German: variant of Stettner. Nickname for someone who lives in a town as opposed to a village or in the country, from Middle High German stat ‘place’, ‘settlement’, ‘town’.

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

Similar surnames: Stetzer, Stelter, Steer, Setter, Wetter, Smetzer, Kletter, Netter

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Stetter Family Origin

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Stetter Family Occupations

What did your Stetter ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Stetter family was Farm Laborer. The most common Stetter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 10% of Stetter's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Stetter.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Baker

  • Farm Laborer


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Stetter ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Stetter Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Stetter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stetter 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Stetter. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Stetter. For the veterans among your Stetter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Stetter Life Expectancy

What is the average Stetter lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Stetter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Stetter in 1962 was 70, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Stetter

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Stetter ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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