Ketting Family History

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Ketting Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Keating, Oetting, Metting, Getting, Koetting, Kesting, Kelting

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Ketting Family Origin

Where is the Ketting family from?

Ketting Family Occupations

What did your Ketting ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Ketting occupation in the USA was Cabinet Maker. 14% of Ketting's were Cabinet Makers. A less common occupation for the Ketting family was Leather Store. Cabinet Maker, Conductor On Rail Road and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ketting.

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  • Cabinet Maker

  • Conductor On Rail Road

  • Keeping House

  • Leather Store


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

Ketting Historical Records

What Ketting family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 912 census records available for the last name Ketting. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ketting census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Ketting

Passenger List

There are 657 immigration records available for the last name Ketting. 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 106 military records available for the last name Ketting. For the veterans among your Ketting ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ketting Life Expectancy

What is the average Ketting lifespan?

Between 1964 and 1992, in the United States, Ketting life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Ketting in 1964 was 41, and 89 in 1992.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ketting

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ketting 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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