Lauter Family History

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Lauter Name Meaning

German and Alsatian: topographic name and habitational name, from a common stream name meaning ‘clear’, from Middle High German hlutra.

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

Similar surnames: Lauer, Lauper, Lauser, Laufer, Mauter, Hauter, Sauter, Lauster

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Lauter Family Origin

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Lauter Family Occupations

What did your Lauter ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Lauter. 20% of Lauter men worked as a Laborer and 12% of Lauter women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lauter were Truck Driver and Private Secretary

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Farmer
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
  • Stenographer
  • Home
  • Private Secretary

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Lauter Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Lauter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lauter 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Lauter. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Lauter. For the veterans among your Lauter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lauter Life Expectancy

What is the average Lauter lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Lauter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Lauter in 1952 was 44, and 83 in 2004.

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