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Ketterer Name Meaning

occupational name for a chain maker, from an agent derivative of Middle High German keten(e) ‘chain’ (Latin catena). metronymic from Ketter, a pet form of the personal name Katharina (see Catherine).

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


Similar surnames: Ketter, Ketterman, Wetterer, Kettner, Riesterer, Retterer, Kettler

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Ketterer Family Origin

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Ketterer Family Occupations

What did your Ketterer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ketterer family was Saloon Keeper. Farmer, Blacksmith and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ketterer. The most common Ketterer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 14% of Ketterer's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    14%
  • Blacksmith

    4%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Saloon Keeper

    4%

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Ketterer Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Ketterer ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Ketterer Life Expectancy

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Between 1951 and 2004, Ketterer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Ketterer in 1951 was 66, and 76 in 2004.

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