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Where is the Detter family from?
You can see how Detter families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Detter family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Detter families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 4 Detter families living in North Carolina. This was about 40% of all the recorded Detter's in USA. North Carolina and 1 other state had the highest population of Detter families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Detter surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Detter. 18% of Detter men worked as a Farmer and 18% of Detter women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Detter were Machinist and Farm Helper. .