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Later Name Meaning

Dutch (de Later): occupational name for a physician or surgeon, from (bloed)later ‘(blood)letter’.

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


Similar surnames: Cater, Luter, Layer, Kater, Lauer, Laier, Rater, Laster, Lather

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Later Family Origin

Where is the Later family from?

Later Family Occupations

What did your Later ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Later occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Later's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Later. A less common occupation for the Later family was Boot & Shoe Maker.

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Barber

    5%
  • Boot & Shoe Maker

    5%

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

Later Historical Records

What Later family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Later Life Expectancy

What is the average Later lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Later life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Later in 1962 was 72, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Later

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Later 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.

Famous Later Family

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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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