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Detwiler Name Meaning

Variant spelling of German Detweiler, or a habitational name for someone from a farm named Dettwyl in Aargau canton, Switzerland.

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


Similar surnames: Detweiler, Dettwiler, Tutwiler, Detter, Mettler, Weiler, Dehler

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Detwiler Family Origin

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Detwiler Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Miller

    21%
  • Clergyman

    7%
  • Dressmaker

    7%

In 1881, the most common Detwiler occupation in Canada was Farmer. 29% of Detwiler's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Detwiler family was Dressmaker. Farmer, Miller and Clergyman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Detwiler.

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Detwiler Life Expectancy

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