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Deiters Name Meaning

German: patronymic form of Deiter.

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


Similar surnames: Peters, Diers, Deters, Peeters, Petters, Fenters, Eilers, Eimers

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Where is the Deiters family from?

You can see how Deiters families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Deiters family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Deiters families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 20 Deiters families living in West Virginia. This was about 24% of all the recorded Deiters's in the USA. West Virginia had the highest population of Deiters families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Deiters surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Deiters ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Deiters. 50% of Deiters men worked as a Farmer.

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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
    50%
  • Laborer
    14%
  • Assemblyman
    10%
  • Salesman
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Waitress
    100%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Deiters. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Deiters 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 370 immigration records available for the last name Deiters. 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 845 military records available for the last name Deiters. For the veterans among your Deiters ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Deiters lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Deiters life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Deiters in 1962 was 95, and 92 in 2004.

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