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Wetter Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German wetter ‘weather’, specifically ‘stormy weather’, perhaps a nickname for someone who made weather predictions. German: habitational name from any of numerous places so named. Dutch: from Middle Dutch wetter ‘grindstone’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a knife grinder.

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

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Wetter Family Origin

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Wetter Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Baker

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wetter family was Baker. Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wetter. The most common Wetter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Wetter's were Farmers.

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Wetter Historical Records

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Wetter Life Expectancy

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