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Ketterer Family History

Ketterer Name Meaning
occupational name for a chain maker, from an agent derivative of Middle High German keten(e) ‘chain’ (Latin catena).metronymic from Ketter, a pet form of the personal name Katharina (see Catherine).

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

68,747 Historical Documents with Ketterer on Ancestry.com
26,095 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,974 Military Records
1,388 Immigration Records
7,503 Census and Voter Lists
31,787 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Ketterer Families

  • Number of Ketterer families
     42 - 81
     15 - 41
     1 - 14
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Ketterer families
     10 - 18
     4 - 9
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Ketterer families
     4 - 6
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Ketterer Family Origin

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Ketterer Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Ketterer

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Ketterer Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Ketterer Civil War Service Records

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