Detweiler Family History

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Detweiler Name Meaning

German: habitational name from Detweiler, a village in Zürich canton, Switzerland or from Dettwiller in the Upper Rhine region of France, near Saverne.

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

Similar surnames: Detwiler, Tutwiler, Weiler, Dettwiler, Manweiler, Rothweiler

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Detweiler Family Origin

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Detweiler Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Detweiler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Detweiler's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Detweiler family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Detweiler.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Keeping House


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Detweiler Historical Records

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Detweiler Life Expectancy

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Between 1951 and 2004, Detweiler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Detweiler in 1951 was 52, and 74 in 2004.

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