Yetter Family History

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Yetter Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Jetter.

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


Similar surnames: Yotter, Yenter, Fetter, Detter, Getter, Better, Netter, Wetter

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Yetter Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Yetter name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Yetter. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    48%

  • Germanic Europe

    17%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    16%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    5%

  • Norway

    3%

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Yetter Family Origin

Where is the Yetter family from?

Yetter Family Occupations

What did your Yetter ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Yetter. A less common occupation for the Yetter family was Carpenter. The most common Yetter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Yetter's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

Yetter Historical Records

What Yetter family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Yetter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Yetter 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 873 immigration records available for the last name Yetter. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Yetter. For the veterans among your Yetter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Yetter Life Expectancy

What is the average Yetter lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Yetter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Yetter in 1947 was 74, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Yetter

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Yetter 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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