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

What did your Horter ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Horter. 50% of Horter men worked as a General Labourer and 84% of Horter women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Horter were Builders Labourer and Unpaid Domestic

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Builders Labourer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Horter Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Horter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Horter 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Horter. 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 915 military records available for the last name Horter. For the veterans among your Horter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Horter Life Expectancy

What is the average Horter lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Horter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Horter in 1943 was 38, and 90 in 2004.

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