Miter Family History

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Miter Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Minter, Mier, Mitter, Miner, Miser, Muter, Meter, Miler, Hiter

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Miter Family Origin

Where is the Miter family from?

Miter Family Occupations

What did your Miter ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Miter family was Keeping House. At Home, Clerk In R.R. Office and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Miter. The most common Miter occupation in the USA was At Home. 9% of Miter's were At Homes.

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  • At Home

  • Clerk In R.R. Office

  • Farming

  • Keeping House


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

Miter Historical Records

What Miter family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Miter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Miter 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 232 immigration records available for the last name Miter. 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 578 military records available for the last name Miter. For the veterans among your Miter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Miter Life Expectancy

What is the average Miter lifespan?

Between 1965 and 1999, in the United States, Miter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Miter in 1965 was 80, and 89 in 1999.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Miter

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Miter 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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