Ketterman Family History

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Ketterman Name Meaning

occupational name for a chain maker, from Middle High German keten(e) ‘chain’ + man ‘man’. metronymic from the female personal name Ketter, a pet form of Katharina (see Catherine).

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


Similar surnames: Kitterman, Batterman, Letterman, Kolterman, Otterman, Putterman

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Ketterman Family Origin

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Ketterman Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    52%
  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Stone Mason

    9%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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In 1880, the most common Ketterman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 52% of Ketterman's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ketterman family was Keeping House. Farmer, Carpenter and Stone Mason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ketterman.

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Ketterman Historical Records

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Ketterman Life Expectancy

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