Hiter Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational or ornamental name from Yiddish hiter ‘protector’, an agent derivative of hitn ‘to protect’.

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


Similar surnames: Hiner, Hayer, Miler, Lister, Horter, Huter, Raiter, Luter, Bitler

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Hiter Family Origin

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Hiter Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    52%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hiter family was Carpenter. The most common Hiter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 52% of Hiter's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hiter.

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Hiter Historical Records

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Hiter Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Hiter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Hiter in 1963 was 77, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hiter

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