Deiter Family History

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Deiter Name Meaning

German: from the personal names Detert or Dethard, Low German variants of Diethard, composed of Old High German diot ‘people’, ‘nation’ + hart ‘strong’. Possibly an altered spelling of Dieter.

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

Similar surnames: Deter, Reiter, Zeiter, Leiter, Nester, Dehler, Beiter, Keiter, Detter

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Deiter Family Origin

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Deiter Family Occupations

What did your Deiter ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Deiter family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Deiter. The most common Deiter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Deiter's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Carpenter


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

Deiter Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Deiter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Deiter 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 445 immigration records available for the last name Deiter. 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 Deiter. For the veterans among your Deiter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Deiter Life Expectancy

What is the average Deiter lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Deiter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Deiter in 1950 was 34, and 68 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Deiter 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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