Fitterer Family History

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Fitterer Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Fütterer, an occupational name for a feed merchant, Middle High German fuoterer.

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

Similar surnames: Ketterer, Wetterer, Futter, Riesterer, Litterer, Bierer, Ritter

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Fitterer Family Origin

Where is the Fitterer family from?

Fitterer Family Occupations

What did your Fitterer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fitterer. A less common occupation for the Fitterer family was Keeps House. The most common Fitterer occupation in the USA was Laborer. 20% of Fitterer's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Keeps House


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

Fitterer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Fitterer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fitterer 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 324 immigration records available for the last name Fitterer. 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 424 military records available for the last name Fitterer. For the veterans among your Fitterer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fitterer Life Expectancy

What is the average Fitterer lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Fitterer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Fitterer in 1963 was 90, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fitterer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fitterer 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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