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Detherage Name Meaning

English: occupational name for someone who chopped up wood into tinder, Middle English dethewright, from dethe ‘fuel’, ‘tinder’ + wright ‘maker’.

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


Similar surnames: Etheridge, Deatherage, Ketterhagen, Betteridge, Wetherell, Catherine

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Detherage Family Origin

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Detherage Family Occupations

What did your Detherage ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Detherage occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Detherage's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Detherage family was Farm Hand. Farmer, Farming and Works On Farm were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Detherage.

View Census data for Detherage | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    40%
  • Farming

    13%
  • Works On Farm

    13%
  • Farm Hand

    7%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Detherage ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Detherage Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Detherage. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Detherage census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Detherage. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Detherage. For the veterans among your Detherage ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Detherage Life Expectancy

What is the average Detherage lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Detherage life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Detherage in 1959 was 55, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Detherage

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Detherage ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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