Bavaria. The name is derived from the German word "kette," meaning "chain," and was most likely originally borne by someone who made and sold chains.
Early Origins of the Ketner family
Early History of the Ketner family
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Ketner Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Kettner, Ketner, Ketener, Kettener and others.
Early Notables of the Ketner family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Ketner family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Feronica Kettner, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1733; Martin Ketner, who immigrated to Nova Scotia in 1752; Franz Kettner, who came to Texas in 1848.
Contemporary Notables of the name Ketner (post 1700)
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