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Motter Name Meaning

German: topographic name from Middle High German mot ‘mud’, ‘mire’ + the suffix -er denoting an inhabitant.

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


Similar surnames: Matter, Mutter, Mitter, Zotter, Rotter, Cotter, Notter, Otter, Lotter

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Motter Family Origin

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Motter Family Occupations

What did your Motter ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Motter. The most common Motter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Motter's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Motter family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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

Motter Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Motter ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Motter Life Expectancy

What is the average Motter lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, Motter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Motter in 1945 was 59, and 83 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Motter 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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