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Hoelter Name Meaning

North German (Hölter): see Holter .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Holter, Hoster, Boelter, Hoelzer, Hoeller, Koelzer, Heeter, Holster

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Where is the Hoelter family from?

You can see how Hoelter families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hoelter family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Hoelter families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 9 Hoelter families living in Missouri. This was about 39% of all the recorded Hoelter's in USA. Missouri had the highest population of Hoelter families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hoelter surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hoelter ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Saleswoman were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Hoelter. 31% of Hoelter men worked as a Salesman and 50% of Hoelter women worked as a Saleswoman. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hoelter were Laborer and Typist. .

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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

  • Salesman
  • Farmer
  • Truck Driver
  • Laborer

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Saleswoman
  • Typist
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What Hoelter family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 743 census records available for the last name Hoelter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hoelter 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 56 immigration records available for the last name Hoelter. 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 105 military records available for the last name Hoelter. For the veterans among your Hoelter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hoelter lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2003, in the United States, Hoelter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Hoelter in 1966 was 72, and 97 in 2003.

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