Jetter Family History

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Jetter Name Meaning

German: occupational name from an agent derivative of Middle High German jëten ‘to weed’.

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

Similar surnames: Petter, Netter, Ketter, Setter, Wetter, Jette, Vetter, Getter, Etter

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Jetter Family Origin

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Jetter Family Occupations

What did your Jetter ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Jetter. 20% of Jetter men worked as a Laborer and 21% of Jetter women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Jetter were Truck Driver and Servant

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
  • Housekeeper
  • Waitress
  • Servant

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

Jetter Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Jetter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jetter 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Jetter. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Jetter. For the veterans among your Jetter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jetter Life Expectancy

What is the average Jetter lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Jetter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Jetter in 1948 was 46, and 68 in 2004.

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