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Etten Name Meaning

Shortened form of the Dutch habitational name van Etten, denoting someone from a place in North Brabant called Etten. North German and Frisian: variant of Eden 4.

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


Similar surnames: Otten, Betten, Metten, Etter, Ettel, Detter, Detjen, Eggen, Kesten

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Etten Family Origin

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Etten Family Occupations

What did your Etten ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Etten family was Keeping House. The most common Etten occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Etten's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Etten.

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Carpenter

    10%
  • Farming

    10%
  • Keeping House

    10%

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

Etten Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Passenger List

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

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Etten Life Expectancy

What is the average Etten lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Etten life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Etten in 1962 was 80, and 98 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Etten

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Etten 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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