Etters Family History

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Etters Name Meaning

Variant of German Etter 2. The name is associated mainly with NC and SC, from the 18th century onward.

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

Similar surnames: Etter, Petters, Nethers, Emter, Enders, Eggers, Ester, Detter, Netter

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Etters Family Origin

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Etters Family Occupations

What did your Etters ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Etters occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Etters's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Etters family was Miller. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Etters.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Miller


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Etters ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Etters Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Etters. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Etters 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 108 immigration records available for the last name Etters. 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 912 military records available for the last name Etters. For the veterans among your Etters ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Etters Life Expectancy

What is the average Etters lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Etters life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Etters in 1960 was 51, and 70 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Etters 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.

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