Apter Family History

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Apter Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from Apt.

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

Similar surnames: Alter, Achter, Speer, Easter, Wapner, Auer, Poer, Hiter, Axler, Kuter

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Apter Family Origin

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Apter Family Occupations

What did your Apter ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Apter family was Fishing Smack Owner. The most common Apter occupation in the UK was Coal Agent. 10% of Apter's were Coal Agents. Coal Agent, Coal Dealer and Draper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Apter.

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  • Coal Agent

  • Coal Dealer

  • Draper

  • Fishing Smack Owner


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

Apter Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Apter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Apter 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 938 immigration records available for the last name Apter. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 671 military records available for the last name Apter. For the veterans among your Apter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Apter Life Expectancy

What is the average Apter lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Apter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Apter in 1959 was 62, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Apter

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Apter 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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