Hayter Family History

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Hayter Name Meaning

English (Hampshire, Dorset, and Wiltshire): topographic name for someone who lived at the top of a hill or on a piece of raised ground, from Middle English heyt ‘summit’, ‘height’ + the agent suffix -er.

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


Similar surnames: Hayer, Halter, Hammer, Hatter, Holter, Water, Hauter, Kalter, Hunter

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Hayter Family Origin

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Hayter Family Occupations

What did your Hayter ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hayter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 54% of Hayter's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hayter. A less common occupation for the Hayter family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    54%
  • Farming

    10%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Laborer

    4%

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

Hayter Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hayter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hayter census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Hayter

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Hayter. 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 Hayter. For the veterans among your Hayter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hayter Life Expectancy

What is the average Hayter lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Hayter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Hayter in 1950 was 45, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hayter

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hayter 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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