Deeter Family History

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Deeter Name Meaning

Either a North German form of Dieter or a respelling of the same name.

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

Similar surnames: Deter, Deuter, Heeter, Teeter, Detter, Peeper, Dieter, Reeter, Deater

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Deeter Family Origin

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Deeter Family Occupations

What did your Deeter ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Deeter family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Deeter. The most common Deeter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Deeter's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming


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

Deeter Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Deeter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Deeter 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 369 immigration records available for the last name Deeter. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Deeter. For the veterans among your Deeter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Deeter Life Expectancy

What is the average Deeter lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Deeter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Deeter in 1945 was 46, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Deeter

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Deeter 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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