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Deitering Name Meaning

German: variant of Diedering, a patronymic from a Germanic personal name formed with diet ‘people’, as for instance Dietrich.

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


Similar surnames: Detering, Seering, Deterding, Beiting, Leiting, Dierking, Kettering

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Where is the Deitering family from?

You can see how Deitering families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Deitering family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Deitering families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 7 Deitering families living in Missouri. This was about 50% of all the recorded Deitering's in the USA. Missouri had the highest population of Deitering families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Deitering surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Deitering ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Deitering. 39% of Deitering men worked as a Farmer and 45% of Deitering women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Deitering were Farm Tenant and Housekeeper.

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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

  • Farmer
    39%
  • Factory Work
    16%
  • Laborer
    16%
  • Farm Tenant
    16%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    45%
  • Teacher
    34%
  • Housekeeper
    23%
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What Deitering family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 601 census records available for the last name Deitering. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Deitering 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 43 immigration records available for the last name Deitering. 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 188 military records available for the last name Deitering. For the veterans among your Deitering ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Deitering lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2003, in the United States, Deitering life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Deitering in 1955 was 44, and 73 in 2003.

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