Dettling Family History

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Dettling Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from a place named Dettlingen in Württemberg.

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


Similar surnames: Etling, Metting, Delling, Dahling, Oetting, Melling, Getting

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Dettling Family Origin

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Dettling Family Occupations

What did your Dettling ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Dettling family was Beer Saloon. Farmer, Keeping House and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dettling. The most common Dettling occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Dettling's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Keeping House

    14%
  • Baker

    5%
  • Beer Saloon

    5%

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

Dettling Historical Records

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Census Record

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

Search 1940's US census records for Dettling

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Dettling. 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 Dettling. For the veterans among your Dettling ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dettling Life Expectancy

What is the average Dettling lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Dettling life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Dettling in 1944 was 36, and 95 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dettling

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dettling 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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