Eter Family History

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Eter Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Peter, Eber, Eger, Eder, Etter, Deter, Ewer, Elter, Meter, Geter

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Eter Family Origin

Where is the Eter family from?

Eter Family Occupations

What did your Eter ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Eter family was Coal Miner. The most common Eter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Eter's were Farmers. Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Eter.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Coal Miner


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

Eter Historical Records

What Eter family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Eter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eter 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 Eter

Passenger List

There are 112 immigration records available for the last name Eter. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Eter. For the veterans among your Eter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Eter Life Expectancy

What is the average Eter lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Eter 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Eter

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