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Potteiger Family History

Potteiger Name Meaning
Probably an altered spelling of German Pöttiger (or possibly also of Böttiger), variants of Böttcher (see Boettcher).

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

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591 Military Records
85 Immigration Records
3,016 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Potteiger Families

  • Number of Potteiger families
     53 - 104
     18 - 52
     1 - 17
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Potteiger families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Potteiger last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Potteiger Family Origin

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Potteiger Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Potteiger

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Potteiger Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Potteiger census records

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Potteiger Civil War Service Records

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