Huerter Family History

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Huerter Name Meaning

German (Hürter): nickname for a stingy person, from Middle High German hurtære ‘hoarder (of treasure)’.

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

Similar surnames: Herter, Hurter, Huster, Horter, Bueter, Hutter, Huether, Haueter

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Huerter Family Origin

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Huerter Family Occupations

What did your Huerter ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Huerter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Huerter's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Huerter family was Saloon Keeper. Farmer, Confectioner and Cook were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Huerter.

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  • Farmer

  • Confectioner

  • Cook

  • Saloon Keeper


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

Huerter Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Huerter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Huerter 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 119 immigration records available for the last name Huerter. 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 124 military records available for the last name Huerter. For the veterans among your Huerter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Huerter Life Expectancy

What is the average Huerter lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Huerter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Huerter in 1951 was 48, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Huerter

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Huerter 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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