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Vetter Name Meaning

German: nickname from Middle High German veter(e) ‘uncle’, ‘nephew’. The word is from Old High German fetiro (a derivative of fater ‘father’), which was used more generally to denote various male relatives; the meaning of modern German Vetter is ‘cousin’.

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


Similar surnames: Ketter, Etter, Petter, Wetter, Getter, Fetter, Jetter, Netter, Reuter

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Vetter Family Origin

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Vetter Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Musical Instrument Repairer

    25%
  • Tailor

    25%
  • Tailor-Master

    25%

In 1881, the most common Vetter occupation in the UK was Farmer. 25% of Vetter's were Farmers. Farmer, Musical Instrument Repairer and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Vetter. A less common occupation for the Vetter family was Tailor-Master.

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Vetter Historical Records

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Vetter Life Expectancy

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