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Fetterly Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Vetterle or Vätterli, from a pet form of Middle High German vetter ‘secondary male relative’, i.e. uncle or cousin, but not father or son.

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


Similar surnames: Sitterly, Fetter, Epperly, Zettel, Getter, Fetner, Featherly, Esterly

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Fetterly Family Origin

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Fetterly Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    53%
  • Labourer

    8%
  • Dressmaker

    6%
  • Farm Labourer

    6%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Fetterly family was Farm Labourer. Farmer, Labourer and Dressmaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fetterly. The most common Fetterly occupation in Canada was Farmer. 53% of Fetterly's were Farmers.

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Fetterly Historical Records

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Fetterly Life Expectancy

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