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

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In 1880, 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. Farmer, Keeping House and Boarding House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Liter.

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  • Farmer

    65%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Boarding House

    2%
  • Carpenter

    2%

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Liter Historical Records

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Liter Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2003, 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.

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