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Petters Name Meaning

North German: patronymic from the personal name Petter.

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

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Petters Family Origin

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Petters Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Petters. The most common Petters occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Petters's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Petters family was Farm Laborer.

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Petters Life Expectancy

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