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Etfer Family History

Etfer 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: Etter, Peter, Otter, Elmer, Setter, Ecker, Esther, Egger, Ketter

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Where is the Etfer family from?

You can see how Etfer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Etfer family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there was 1 Etfer family living in Massachusetts. This was 100% of all the recorded Etfer's in USA. Massachusetts had the highest population of Etfer families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Etfer surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Etfer ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 17 census records available for the last name Etfer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Etfer census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 15 immigration records available for the last name Etfer. 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 Cards

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

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What is the average Etfer lifespan?

Average Etfer life expectancy in 2000 was 35 years. This was lower than the general public life expectancy which was 75.

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