Hochreiter Family History

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Hochreiter Name Meaning

South German: topographic name for someone who lived on or owned a piece of high-lying cleared land, from Middle High German hohe ‘high’ + riute ‘cleared land’ + the agent suffix -er

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

Similar surnames: Hochhalter, Hochstetler, Hochrein, Schreiber, Nachreiner, Scheiner

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Hochreiter Family Origin

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Hochreiter Family Occupations

What did your Hochreiter ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Carpenter and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hochreiter. A less common occupation for the Hochreiter family was Keeping House. The most common Hochreiter occupation in the USA was Laborer. 29% of Hochreiter's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Farmer

  • Keeping House


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

Hochreiter Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Hochreiter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hochreiter 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 309 immigration records available for the last name Hochreiter. 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 685 military records available for the last name Hochreiter. For the veterans among your Hochreiter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hochreiter Life Expectancy

What is the average Hochreiter lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Hochreiter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Hochreiter in 1953 was 40, and 93 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hochreiter 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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