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Otteren Family History

Otteren Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Ottesen, Otter, Osteen, Otterson, Dotterer, Otten, Otterman

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Where is the Otteren family from?

You can see how Otteren families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Otteren family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there was 1 Otteren family living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Otteren's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Otteren families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Otteren surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Otteren ancestors do for a living?

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

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What Otteren family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 44 census records available for the last name Otteren. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Otteren census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 38 immigration records available for the last name Otteren. 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 Cards

There are 12 military records available for the last name Otteren. For the veterans among your Otteren ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Otteren lifespan?

Between 1997 and 2000, in the United States, Otteren life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Otteren in 1997 was 73, and 1 in 2000.

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