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Netter Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a net-maker, from an agent derivative of Middle English net ‘net’. English: variant of Nettard, an occupational name for a cattle herd, from Middle English neat ‘cattle’ + hi(e)rde ‘herdsman’. German: variant of Nader. German: habitational name for someone from any of various places called Nette, for example in Lower Saxony and Westphalia. Jewish (Ashkenazic): unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Setter, Nutter, Netzer, Petter, Wetter, Nester, Ketter, Better

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Netter Family Origin

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Netter Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Farm Laborer

    9%
  • Keeps House

    4%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Netter. The most common Netter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Netter's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Netter family was Keeps House.

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Netter Historical Records

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Netter Life Expectancy

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