Oettinger Family History

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Oettinger Name Meaning

German (Öttinger) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from places in Bavaria and East Prussia called Öttingen.

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

Similar surnames: Ottinger, Gettinger, Pettinger, Hettinger, Bettinger, Ettinger

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Oettinger Family Origin

Where is the Oettinger family from?

Oettinger Family Occupations

What did your Oettinger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Oettinger family was Commission Agent. The most common Oettinger occupation in the USA was Dry Goods Merchant. 10% of Oettinger's were Dry Goods Merchants. Dry Goods Merchant, Auctioneer and Butcher Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Oettinger.

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  • Dry Goods Merchant

  • Auctioneer

  • Butcher Store

  • Commission Agent


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

Oettinger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Oettinger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Oettinger 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 Oettinger

Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Oettinger. 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 Oettinger. For the veterans among your Oettinger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Oettinger Life Expectancy

What is the average Oettinger lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Oettinger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Oettinger in 1946 was 41, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Oettinger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Oettinger 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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