Oetjen Family History

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Oetjen Name Meaning

North German and Frisian: patronymic from a pet form of the personal name Odo.

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


Similar surnames: Oetken, Detjen, Oeltjen, Oetzel, Osten, Otten, Etten, Tietjen, Jessen

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Oetjen Family Origin

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Oetjen Family Occupations

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  • Carpenter

    14%
  • Grocer

    14%
  • Lutheran Priest

    14%
  • Retail Grocer

    14%

In 1880, the most common Oetjen occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 14% of Oetjen's were Carpenters. A less common occupation for the Oetjen family was Retail Grocer. Carpenter, Grocer and Lutheran Priest were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Oetjen.

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Oetjen Historical Records

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Oetjen Life Expectancy

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