Kettner Family History

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Kettner Name Meaning

South German: variant of Ketterer, occupational name for a chain maker. German: habitational name for someone from any of several places in Germany named Ketten. German: variant of the Austrian topographic name Köther, from Middle High German kote ‘hut’, ‘day laborer’s cottage’ (see Koth, Kott). Czech: from German Kettner, or Kötner, or alternatively a habitational name for someone from a place called Chotyne (German Ketten).

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

Similar surnames: Ketter, Kettler, Suttner, Wetter, Kletter, Rittner, Kastner, Kuttner

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Kettner Family Origin

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Kettner Family Occupations

What did your Kettner ancestors do for a living?

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

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer

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Kettner Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Kettner. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Kettner. For the veterans among your Kettner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kettner Life Expectancy

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Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Kettner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Kettner in 1948 was 34, and 76 in 2004.

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