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Ketchie Family History

Ketchie Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Göttgen a variant of Gödeke (see Goedecke ).

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


Similar surnames: Fritchie, Thie, Kutcher, Meschke, Katcher, Kelchner, Richie, Peschke

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Where is the Ketchie family from?

You can see how Ketchie families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ketchie family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Ketchie families were found in and Scotland in 1841. In 1911 there were 6 Ketchie families living in Ontario. This was about 67% of all the recorded Ketchie's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Ketchie families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ketchie surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ketchie ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Machine Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Ketchie. 31% of Ketchie men worked as a Farmer and 43% of Ketchie women worked as a Machine Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ketchie were Operator and Operator. .

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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

  • Farmer
    31%
  • Cropper
    14%
  • Laborer
    14%
  • Operator
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Machine Operator
    43%
  • Stenographer
    29%
  • Operator
    29%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Ketchie. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ketchie 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 103 immigration records available for the last name Ketchie. 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 428 military records available for the last name Ketchie. For the veterans among your Ketchie ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ketchie lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Ketchie life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Ketchie in 1956 was 50, and 78 in 2004.

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