Pater Name Meaning

Dutch, German, and Polish: from Latin pater ‘father’, also used to denote the father superior in a religious order, hence probably a nickname for a solemn or pompous man.

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


Similar surnames: Patera, Pate, Prater, Patek, Vater, Kater, Paper, Tatar, Paster

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Pater Family Origin

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Pater Family Occupations

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  • Baker

    4%
  • Bank Clerk

    4%
  • Brickburner

    4%
  • Butcher

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Pater family was Butcher. The most common Pater occupation in the UK was Baker. 4% of Pater's were Bakers. Baker, Bank Clerk and Brickburner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pater.

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Pater Historical Records

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Pater Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, Pater life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Pater in 1944 was 25, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pater

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