Detmers Family History

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Detmers Name Meaning

German: patronymic from the personal name Dietmar (see Dittmar).

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


Similar surnames: Demers, Wermers, Ottmers, Petters, Peters, Dettmer, Remmers, Ditmars

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Detmers Family Origin

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Detmers Family Occupations

What did your Detmers ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Painter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Detmers. A less common occupation for the Detmers family was Tailor. The most common Detmers occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Detmers's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Keeping House

    14%
  • Painter

    14%
  • Tailor

    14%

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Detmers Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Detmers. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Detmers 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Detmers. 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 Detmers. For the veterans among your Detmers ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Detmers Life Expectancy

What is the average Detmers lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Detmers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Detmers in 1963 was 71, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Detmers

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Detmers 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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