Detro Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. Perhaps an altered spelling of Belgian French Detrou, a habitational name, with the preposition de, for someone from any of the various places named Trou, from Old French trau ‘hole’, ‘hollow’, ‘well’. Compare Dutro.

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


Similar surnames: Dutro, Dery, Metro, Pero, Perro, Peto, Deer, Cerro, Vetro, Deter

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Detro Family Origin

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Detro Family Occupations

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  • Carpenter

    13%
  • Farmer

    13%
  • Agent

    7%
  • Farmer & Stage Driver

    7%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Detro family was Farmer & Stage Driver. Carpenter, Farmer and Agent were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Detro. The most common Detro occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 13% of Detro's were Carpenters.

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Detro Historical Records

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Detro Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Detro life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Detro in 1962 was 66, and 84 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Detro

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