Hartter Family History

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Hartter Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from a place called Hartte in Brandenburg or a respelling of German Harter.

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

Similar surnames: Harter, Hartner, Harten, Horter, Hartley, Halter, Harder, Karter

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Hartter Family Origin

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Hartter Family Occupations

What did your Hartter ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hartter family was Work In Saw Mill. The most common Hartter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Hartter's were Farmers. Farmer and Druggist were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Hartter.

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  • Farmer

  • Druggist

  • Work In Saw Mill


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

Hartter Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Hartter Life Expectancy

What is the average Hartter lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Hartter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Hartter in 1962 was 78, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hartter

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hartter 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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