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Deitrich Surname Meaning

German: variant of Dietrich and in North America (also) an altered form of this.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Deitrick, Detrich, Detrick, Deatrick, Dietrick, Dittrich, Dederich

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Where is the Deitrich family from?

You can see how Deitrich families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Deitrich family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Deitrich families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 12 Deitrich families living in London. This was about 75% of all the recorded Deitrich's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Deitrich families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Deitrich surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Deitrich ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Deitrich. 17% of Deitrich men worked as a Laborer and 16% of Deitrich women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Deitrich were Farm Laborer and Housekeeper. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    17%
  • Farmer
    16%
  • Truck Driver
    8%
  • Farm Laborer
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    16%
  • Maid
    12%
  • Housewife
    12%
  • Housekeeper
    8%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 648 immigration records available for the last name Deitrich. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

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

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What is the average Deitrich lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Deitrich life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Deitrich in 1953 was 35, and 83 in 2004.

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