Hurter Family History

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Hurter Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone living by a wattle fence or hurdle, from Middle High German hurt ‘hurdle’, ‘woven fence’.

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

Similar surnames: Hutter, Huster, Herter, Huerter, Horter, Huter, Harter, Turner

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Hurter Family Origin

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Hurter Family Occupations

What did your Hurter ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Hurter occupation in the UK was Ph.D.F.J.C.Chemist. 50% of Hurter's were Ph.D.F.J.C.Chemists. Ph.D.F.J.C.Chemist and Wine Merchant were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Hurter.

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  • Ph.D.F.J.C.Chemist

  • Wine Merchant


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

Hurter Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Hurter Life Expectancy

What is the average Hurter lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Hurter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Hurter in 1963 was 73, and 49 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hurter

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hurter 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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