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Ketterhagen Name Meaning

German (Käterhagen): habitational name from a place so named in Mecklenburg-West Pomerania. Probably a topographic or habitational name from Ketter, a variant of Kötter ‘someone living in a small house’ (from Middle High German kote ‘small house’) + Hagen ‘hedge’(from Middle High German hag ‘scrub’, ‘enclosure’, ‘hedge’ (see also Kitterman).

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


Similar surnames: Sternhagen, Ketter, Ketterman, Ziegenhagen, Steinhagen, Wetterer

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Ketterhagen Family Occupations

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Ketterhagen Life Expectancy

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Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Ketterhagen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Ketterhagen in 1964 was 84, and 63 in 2004.

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