Sweetser Family History

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Sweetser Name Meaning

English: nickname for a kindly master, from Middle English swete ‘sweet’, ‘pleasant’, ‘agreeable’ + sire, sier ‘master’ (often used to address an older man). Possibly an Americanized spelling of German and Jewish Schweitzer.

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


Similar surnames: Smetzer, Sheerer, Stetser, Sweitzer, Stetzer, Switzer, Weisser

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Sweetser Family Origin

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Sweetser Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Machinist

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Sweetser family was Machinist. The most common Sweetser occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Sweetser's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sweetser.

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Sweetser Historical Records

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Sweetser Life Expectancy

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