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Dettman Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Dettmann .

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

Similar surnames: Gettman, Dittman, Wertman, Cottman, Westman, Deerman, Ottman, Dearman

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Where is the Dettman family from?

You can see how Dettman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dettman family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Dettman families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 9 Dettman families living in London. This was about 60% of all the recorded Dettman's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Dettman families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dettman surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Dettman ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Dettman. 100% of Dettman women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Dettman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dettman census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 825 immigration records available for the last name Dettman. 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 Dettman. For the veterans among your Dettman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dettman lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Dettman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Dettman in 1950 was 78, and 86 in 2004.

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