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Deuter Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from either of two places in Hesse named Deute or from Deuten (North Rhine-Westphalia) or Deuten (former East Prussia).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Detter, Reuter, Deeter, Reiter, Dehler, Deter, Nester, Duer, Deaver

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Where is the Deuter family from?

You can see how Deuter families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Deuter family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Deuter families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 17 Deuter families living in New York. This was about 68% of all the recorded Deuter's in USA. New York had the highest population of Deuter families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Deuter surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Deuter ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Machinist and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Deuter. 25% of Deuter men worked as a Machinist and 60% of Deuter women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Deuter were Farming and Clerk. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Machinist
  • Farm Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Farming

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Clerk
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Deuter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Deuter census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 141 immigration records available for the last name Deuter. 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 Cards

There are 675 military records available for the last name Deuter. For the veterans among your Deuter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Deuter lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2003, in the United States, Deuter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Deuter in 1959 was 44, and 62 in 2003.

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