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Fetter Name Meaning

German: variant spelling of Vetter. Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a fat man, from modern German fett, Yiddish fet ‘fat’.

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


Similar surnames: Vetter, Fester, Netter, Futter, Fetzer, Ketter, Detter, Getter

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Fetter Family Origin

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Fetter Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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

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Fetter Historical Records

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Fetter Life Expectancy

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