Oetting Family History

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Oetting Name Meaning

habitational name for someone from places in Bavaria and East Prussia called Öttingen, or Ottingen in Lower Saxony. patronymic from the personal name Otto.

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

Similar surnames: Goetting, Oettinger, Otting, Metting, Etling, Koetting, Getting

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Oetting Family Origin

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Oetting Family Occupations

What did your Oetting ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Oetting occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Oetting's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Oetting family was Grocer. Farmer, Blacksmith and Cigar Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Oetting.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Cigar Maker

  • Grocer


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Oetting ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Oetting Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Oetting. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Oetting 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 830 immigration records available for the last name Oetting. 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 723 military records available for the last name Oetting. For the veterans among your Oetting ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Oetting Life Expectancy

What is the average Oetting lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Oetting life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Oetting in 1950 was 46, and 71 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Oetting ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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