Dettwiler Family History

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Dettwiler Name Meaning

Swiss German: variant spelling of Detweiler.

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


Similar surnames: Detwiler, Gettler, Detweiler, Tutwiler, Detter, Buttler, Fetter

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Dettwiler Family Origin

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Dettwiler Family Occupations

What did your Dettwiler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farms and Painter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dettwiler. A less common occupation for the Dettwiler family was Works On Saw Mill. The most common Dettwiler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 64% of Dettwiler's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    64%
  • Farms

    18%
  • Painter

    9%
  • Works On Saw Mill

    9%

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Dettwiler Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Dettwiler Life Expectancy

What is the average Dettwiler lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2003, in the United States, Dettwiler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Dettwiler in 1955 was 52, and 94 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dettwiler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dettwiler 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.

Famous Dettwiler Family

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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
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Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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