Horter Family History

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Horter Name Meaning

Southern German (mainly Austria): variant of Harter 1. German (Bavaria; Hörter): occupational name, a variant of Herder 1. Dutch (de Horter): nickname from an agent derivative of Middle Dutch horten, hurten ‘to jolt, knock, or jerk’ + the definite article de ‘the’.

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


Similar surnames: Porter, Horner, Herter, Harter, Gorter, Korver, Hurter, Hoerter

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Horter Family Origin

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Horter Family Occupations

What did your Horter ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Horter. The most common Horter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 16% of Horter's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Horter family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    16%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Baker

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%

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

Horter Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Horter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Horter 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Horter. 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 Horter. For the veterans among your Horter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Horter Life Expectancy

What is the average Horter lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Horter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Horter in 1943 was 38, and 90 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Horter

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Horter 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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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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