Blatter Family History

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Blatter Name Meaning

topographic name for someone who lived on a plateau, from Middle High German plate, blate ‘flat surface’, ‘plateau’ + the suffix -er denoting an inhabitant. habitational name for someone from Blatten near St. Gallen, Switzerland. The place name refers to a promontory of the Alps, a wide elevated plateau.

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

Similar surnames: Blattel, Glatter, Blatt, Blattner, Matter, Flatter, Plattner, Lauter

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Blatter Family Origin

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Blatter Family Occupations

What did your Blatter ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Cigar Maker and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Blatter. A less common occupation for the Blatter family was Bartender. The most common Blatter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Blatter's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Cigar Maker

  • Farming

  • Bartender


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

Blatter Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Blatter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Blatter 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Blatter. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Blatter. For the veterans among your Blatter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Blatter Life Expectancy

What is the average Blatter lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Blatter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Blatter in 1956 was 50, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Blatter 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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