Hovatter Family History

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Hovatter Name Meaning

Probably of Dutch or North German origin, perhaps a status name for a person of high rank in a community, from hoch + vater ‘father’, ‘senior person’ (see Vater).

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


Similar surnames: Vater, Zotter, Holster, Hutter, Cotter, Halter, Potter, Hauter

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Hovatter Family Origin

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Hovatter Family Occupations

What did your Hovatter ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hovatter family was Justice Of The Peace. The most common Hovatter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Hovatter's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hovatter.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Farming

    21%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Justice Of The Peace

    7%

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Hovatter Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Hovatter Life Expectancy

What is the average Hovatter lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Hovatter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Hovatter in 1954 was 48, and 73 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hovatter 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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