Horter Family History

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Horter Name Meaning

Southern German (mainly Austria): variant of Harter 1. German (Bavaria; Hörter): occupational name, a variant of Herder 1. Dutch (de Horter): nickname from an agent derivative of Middle Dutch horten, hurten ‘to jolt, knock, or jerk’ + the definite article de ‘the’.

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


Similar surnames: Porter, Horner, Herter, Harter, Gorter, Korver, Hurter, Hoerter

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Horter Family Origin

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Horter Family Occupations

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

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  • Annuitant

    17%
  • Blacksmith

    17%
  • Carpenter

    17%
  • Engineer Iron Works

    17%

In 1881, the most common Horter occupation in the UK was Annuitant. 17% of Horter's were Annuitants. A less common occupation for the Horter family was Engineer Iron Works. Annuitant, Blacksmith and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Horter.

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Horter Historical Records

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Horter Life Expectancy

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