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Liter Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. Perhaps an altered spelling of German Leiter or English Lighter.

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


Similar surnames: Lyter, Lite, Riter, Lier, Lizer, Biter, Leiter, Hiner, River, Lister

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Liter Family Origin

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Liter Family Occupations

What did your Liter ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Boarding House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Liter. A less common occupation for the Liter family was Carpenter. The most common Liter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 65% of Liter's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    65%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Boarding House

    2%
  • Carpenter

    2%

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

Liter Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Liter Life Expectancy

What is the average Liter lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Liter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Liter in 1963 was 51, and 77 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Liter

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Liter 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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