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Wetterer Name Meaning

German: perhaps a habitational name for someone from a place called Wetter examples of which are found in Hesse Lower Saxony and North Rhine-Westphalia; or from the Wetterau (see this).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Wetter, Ketterer, Wehrer, Kettner, Fitterer, Detter, Retterer

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Where is the Wetterer family from?

You can see how Wetterer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Wetterer family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Wetterer families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 18 Wetterer families living in Ohio. This was about 31% of all the recorded Wetterer's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Wetterer families in 1880.
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What did your Wetterer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Nurse were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Wetterer. 18% of Wetterer men worked as a Salesman and 100% of Wetterer women worked as a Nurse. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Salesman
  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Helper

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Nurse
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Wetterer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wetterer census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 252 immigration records available for the last name Wetterer. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 279 military records available for the last name Wetterer. For the veterans among your Wetterer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Wetterer lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Wetterer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Wetterer in 1962 was 89, and 83 in 2004.

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