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Setzer Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a market inspector or possibly a tax official, Middle High German setzer, an agent derivative of Middle High German setzen ‘to set (prices)’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name from German Setzer, Yiddish zetser ‘typesetter’, ‘compositor of typography’.

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


Similar surnames: Netzer, Seltzer, Fetzer, Setter, Sitzer, Semler, Smetzer, Retzer

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Setzer Family Origin

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Setzer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    46%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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In 1880, the most common Setzer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Setzer's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Setzer family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Setzer.

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Setzer Historical Records

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Setzer Life Expectancy

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