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Hauter Family History

Hauter Name Meaning

Swiss German (Häuter) German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a skinner and/or dealer in skins and hides from Middle High German hūt ‘hide skin’ (modern German Haut) + -er agent suffix.

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


Similar surnames: Haueter, Halter, Sauter, Hauber, Hauer, Hauser, Haber, Lauter, Mauter

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Where is the Hauter family from?

You can see how Hauter families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hauter family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hauter families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 2 Hauter families living in New York. This was about 67% of all the recorded Hauter's in USA. New York had the highest population of Hauter families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hauter surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hauter ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Cook were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Hauter. 32% of Hauter men worked as a Farmer and 43% of Hauter women worked as a Cook. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hauter were Carpenter and Teacher. .

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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 Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    32%
  • Laborer
    18%
  • Salesman
    12%
  • Carpenter
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Cook
    43%
  • House Work
    29%
  • Teacher
    29%
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What Hauter family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Hauter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hauter 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 662 immigration records available for the last name Hauter. 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 Cards

There are 566 military records available for the last name Hauter. For the veterans among your Hauter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hauter lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2003, in the United States, Hauter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Hauter in 1948 was 43, and 75 in 2003.

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