Hochhalter Family History

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Hochhalter Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived by a meadow at a high altitude in the mountains, from Middle High German hoch ‘high’ + halte ‘pasture’ + the suffix -er denoting an inhabitant (see Halter).

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

Similar surnames: Hochhauser, Halter, Hochstatter, Hochreiter, Hochstetler, Buchalter

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Hochhalter Family Origin

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Hochhalter Family Occupations

What did your Hochhalter ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Keeping House and Shoemaker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Hochhalter. A less common occupation for the Hochhalter family was Tin Smith. The most common Hochhalter occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 50% of Hochhalter's were Keeping Houses.

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  • Keeping House

  • Shoemaker

  • Tin Smith


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Hochhalter Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Hochhalter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hochhalter 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 279 immigration records available for the last name Hochhalter. 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 353 military records available for the last name Hochhalter. For the veterans among your Hochhalter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hochhalter Life Expectancy

What is the average Hochhalter lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Hochhalter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Hochhalter in 1963 was 66, and 70 in 2004.

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