Ater Family History

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Ater Name Meaning

English: unexplained. German: unexplained; possibly a variant of Eder or Ader, from a Germanic personal name Adheri, composed of adal ‘clan’, ‘nobility’ + heri ‘army’.

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


Similar surnames: Ager, Aker, Ader, Walter, Aber, Arter, Water, Rater, Lier, Aster

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Ater Family Origin

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Ater Family Occupations

What did your Ater ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Ater occupation in the USA was Farmer. 63% of Ater's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ater family was Boarding House Keeper. Farmer, Keeping House and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ater.

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  • Farmer

    63%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%
  • Boarding House Keeper

    2%

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

Ater Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ater. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ater 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Ater. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

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

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Ater Life Expectancy

What is the average Ater lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Ater life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Ater in 1945 was 27, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ater

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ater 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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