Notter Family History

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Notter Name Meaning

German and Swiss German: variant of a Germanic personal name formed with Old High German not ‘distress’, ‘force’ + hart ‘strong’. South German: nickname for someone versed in the art of writing, from Middle High German noter ‘notarius’, ‘literate (lay) person’.

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

Similar surnames: Zotter, Otter, Natter, Rotter, Dotter, Netter, Lotter, Oster, Motter

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Notter Family Origin

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Notter Family Occupations

What did your Notter ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Clerk Swansea Harbour Trust, Coal Miner and Gas Fitter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Notter. A less common occupation for the Notter family was M D Med Dublin Surgeon Major Army Med Dept. The most common Notter occupation in the UK was Clerk Swansea Harbour Trust. 17% of Notter's were Clerk Swansea Harbour Trusts.

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  • Clerk Swansea Harbour Trust

  • Coal Miner

  • Gas Fitter

  • M D Med Dublin Surgeon Major Army Med Dept


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

Notter Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Notter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Notter census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Notter

Passenger List

There are 822 immigration records available for the last name Notter. 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 Notter. For the veterans among your Notter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Notter Life Expectancy

What is the average Notter lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Notter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Notter in 1957 was 51, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Notter

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Notter 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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