Hoerter Family History

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Hoerter Name Meaning

German (Bavaria; Hörter): variant of Herter ‘herdsman’.

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

Similar surnames: Horter, Hoerner, Herter, Huerter, Hoerle, Harter, Hoelter, Hueter

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Hoerter Family Origin

Where is the Hoerter family from?

Hoerter Family Occupations

What did your Hoerter ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Butcher, Cabinet Maker and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hoerter. A less common occupation for the Hoerter family was Laborer. The most common Hoerter occupation in the USA was Butcher. 25% of Hoerter's were Butchers.

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  • Butcher

  • Cabinet Maker

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


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

Hoerter Historical Records

What Hoerter family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 971 census records available for the last name Hoerter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hoerter 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 198 immigration records available for the last name Hoerter. 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.

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Draft Card

There are 157 military records available for the last name Hoerter. For the veterans among your Hoerter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hoerter Life Expectancy

What is the average Hoerter lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Hoerter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Hoerter in 1960 was 59, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hoerter

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hoerter 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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