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Hettwer Name Meaning

German: from the Germanic personal name Hathuward, composed of the elements hadu ‘strife’ + ward ‘guard’, ‘protection’.

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


Similar surnames: Retter, Hettler, Getter, Rettler, Mettler, Metter, Dettmer, Ketter

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Hettwer Family Origin

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Hettwer Family Occupations

What did your Hettwer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Engineer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Hettwer. The most common Hettwer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Hettwer's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Engineer

    33%

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

Hettwer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 597 census records available for the last name Hettwer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hettwer 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 243 immigration records available for the last name Hettwer. 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 294 military records available for the last name Hettwer. For the veterans among your Hettwer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hettwer Life Expectancy

What is the average Hettwer lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Hettwer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Hettwer in 1963 was 67, and 75 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hettwer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hettwer 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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