Deater Family History

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Deater Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Dieter.

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

Similar surnames: Deter, Teater, Deamer, Deiter, Deaner, Detter, Deeter, Zeamer, Beaber

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Deater Family Origin

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Deater Family Occupations

What did your Deater ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Deater. A less common occupation for the Deater family was Carpenter. The most common Deater occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Deater's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter


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

Deater Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Deater. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Deater census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 205 immigration records available for the last name Deater. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 342 military records available for the last name Deater. For the veterans among your Deater ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Deater Life Expectancy

What is the average Deater lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Deater life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Deater in 1954 was 63, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Deater

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Deater ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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