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Detweiler Name Meaning

German: habitational name from Detweiler, a village in Zürich canton, Switzerland or from Dettwiller in the Upper Rhine region of France, near Saverne.

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


Similar surnames: Detwiler, Tutwiler, Weiler, Dettwiler, Manweiler, Rothweiler

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Detweiler Family Origin

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Detweiler Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Cheese Maker

    14%
  • Factory Hand

    14%
  • Farm Laborer

    14%

In 1881, Farmer, Cheese Maker and Factory Hand were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Detweiler. A less common occupation for the Detweiler family was Farm Laborer. The most common Detweiler occupation in Canada was Farmer. 43% of Detweiler's were Farmers.

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Detweiler Historical Records

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Detweiler Life Expectancy

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