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Koetter Name Meaning

German (Kötter): status name for a farm laborer who lived in a cottage or hovel with no land, from an agent derivative of Middle High German and Middle Low German kote ‘cottage’, ‘hovel’ (see Koth).

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


Similar surnames: Ketter, Kletter, Klette, Kolter, Knetter, Kettner, Zotter, Kreiter

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Koetter Family Origin

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Koetter Family Occupations

What did your Koetter ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Koetter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Koetter's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Koetter family was Butcher. Farmer, Baker and Cooper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Koetter.

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Baker

    7%
  • Cooper

    7%
  • Butcher

    4%

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

Koetter Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Koetter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Koetter 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Koetter. 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 Koetter. For the veterans among your Koetter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Koetter Life Expectancy

What is the average Koetter lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Koetter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Koetter in 1952 was 51, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Koetter

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Koetter 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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