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Detweiler Family History

Detweiler Name Meaning
German: habitational name from Detweiler, a village in Zürich canton, Switzerland or from Dettwiller in the Upper Rhine region of France, near Saverne.

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

133,234 Historical Documents with Detweiler on Ancestry.com
13,599 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,721 Military Records
702 Immigration Records
10,545 Census and Voter Lists
106,667 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Detweiler Families

  • Number of Detweiler families
     116 - 229
     39 - 115
     1 - 38
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Detweiler census records

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Detweiler Family Origin

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Detweiler Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Detweiler

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Detweiler Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Detweiler census records

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Detweiler Civil War Service Records

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