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Ketter Name Meaning

German: metronymic from a pet form of the female personal name Katharina. German: nickname from Low German Ketter ‘heretic’ (standard German Ketzer). German: Austrian variant of the topographic name Köther, from Middle High German kote ‘hut’, ‘cottage of a day laborer’ (see Koth). German: possibly a derivative of Middle High German keten(e) ‘chain’ (see Ketterer). Dutch: nickname from Middle Dutch catter ‘heretic’. Compare 2 above.

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

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Ketter Family Origin

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Ketter Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Laborer

    16%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

In 1880, the most common Ketter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Ketter's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ketter family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ketter.

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Ketter Life Expectancy

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