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

Where is the Lauter family from?

Lauter Family Occupations

What did your Lauter ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lauter. A less common occupation for the Lauter family was Tinner. The most common Lauter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Lauter's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Tinner

    6%

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

Lauter Historical Records

What Lauter family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 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.

Search 1940's US census records for Lauter

Passenger List

There are 642 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 1,000 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lauter

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lauter 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 Lauter Family

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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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