Kitterman Family History

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Kitterman Name Meaning

German: altered spelling of Kettermann, in the south a metronymic from Ketter, a short form of Katharina; in the north a nickname for a heretic or godless person, from Middle Low German ketter (modern German Ketzer) ‘heretic’ + man ‘man’.

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

Similar surnames: Ketterman, Batterman, Letterman, Otterman, Kinderman, Timmerman

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Kitterman Family Origin

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Kitterman Family Occupations

What did your Kitterman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kitterman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 69% of Kitterman's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kitterman family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kitterman.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Laborer

  • Blacksmith


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Kitterman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Kitterman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kitterman 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 324 immigration records available for the last name Kitterman. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Kitterman. For the veterans among your Kitterman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kitterman Life Expectancy

What is the average Kitterman lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Kitterman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Kitterman in 1962 was 69, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kitterman

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