Fetterolf Family History

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Fetterolf Name Meaning

Of German origin, but unexplained. Compare Fetherolf, Fetterhoff. This name is found chiefly in PA.

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


Similar surnames: Fetherolf, Fetterhoff, Wetterer, Netter, Retter, Westerhoff, Mettert

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Fetterolf Family Origin

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Fetterolf Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Fetterolf occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Fetterolf's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Fetterolf family was Cabinet Maker. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fetterolf.

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  • Farmer

    48%
  • Laborer

    16%
  • Blacksmith

    4%
  • Cabinet Maker

    4%

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Fetterolf Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Fetterolf. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fetterolf 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 Fetterolf. 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 Fetterolf. For the veterans among your Fetterolf ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fetterolf Life Expectancy

What is the average Fetterolf lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Fetterolf life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Fetterolf in 1945 was 28, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fetterolf 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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