Netter Family History

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Netter Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a net-maker, from an agent derivative of Middle English net ‘net’. English: variant of Nettard, an occupational name for a cattle herd, from Middle English neat ‘cattle’ + hi(e)rde ‘herdsman’. German: variant of Nader. German: habitational name for someone from any of various places called Nette, for example in Lower Saxony and Westphalia. Jewish (Ashkenazic): unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Setter, Nutter, Netzer, Petter, Wetter, Nester, Ketter, Better

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Netter Family Origin

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Netter Family Occupations

What did your Netter ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Netter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Netter's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Netter. A less common occupation for the Netter family was Keeps House.

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Farm Laborer

    9%
  • Keeps House

    4%

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

Netter Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Netter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Netter 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Netter. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Netter. For the veterans among your Netter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Netter Life Expectancy

What is the average Netter lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Netter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Netter in 1956 was 65, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Netter

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Netter 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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