Kettler Family History

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Kettler Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Kessel. South German variant of Kettner 1. Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name from German Kette ‘chain’ + the agent suffix -ler.

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

Similar surnames: Kettner, Kottler, Ketter, Kittler, Hettler, Zettler, Mettler, Kuttler

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Kettler Family Origin

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Kettler Family Occupations

What did your Kettler ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Kettler.

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer

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Kettler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Kettler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kettler 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 Kettler. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Kettler. For the veterans among your Kettler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kettler Life Expectancy

What is the average Kettler lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Kettler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Kettler in 1950 was 60, and 74 in 2004.

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