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Vetter Name Meaning

German: nickname from Middle High German veter(e) ‘uncle’, ‘nephew’. The word is from Old High German fetiro (a derivative of fater ‘father’), which was used more generally to denote various male relatives; the meaning of modern German Vetter is ‘cousin’.

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


Similar surnames: Ketter, Etter, Petter, Wetter, Getter, Fetter, Jetter, Netter, Reuter

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Vetter Family Origin

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Vetter Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Blacksmith

    4%

In 1880, the most common Vetter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Vetter's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Vetter family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Vetter.

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Vetter Historical Records

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Vetter Life Expectancy

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