Hiter Family History

14-Day Free Trial


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

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Hiter Family Origin

Where is the Hiter family from?

Hiter Family Occupations

What did your Hiter ancestors do for a living?

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.

View Census data for Hiter | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Hiter Historical Records

What Hiter family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Hiter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hiter census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Hiter

Passenger List

There are 146 immigration records available for the last name Hiter. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

View all Hiter immigration records

Draft Card

There are 876 military records available for the last name Hiter. For the veterans among your Hiter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Hiter military records

You've only scratched the surface of Hiter family history.

Hiter Life Expectancy

What is the average Hiter lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hiter

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hiter 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 Hiter Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name