Ater Family History

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Ater Name Meaning

English: unexplained. German: unexplained; possibly a variant of Eder or Ader, from a Germanic personal name Adheri, composed of adal ‘clan’, ‘nobility’ + heri ‘army’.

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


Similar surnames: Ager, Aker, Ader, Walter, Aber, Arter, Water, Rater, Lier, Aster

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Ater Family Origin

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Ater Family Occupations

What did your Ater ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Ater. 18% of Ater men worked as a Farmer and 18% of Ater women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ater were Farm Laborer and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    18%
  • Laborer
    14%
  • Operator
    4%
  • Farm Laborer
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    18%
  • Housekeeper
    8%
  • Nurse
    5%
  • Stenographer
    5%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Ater Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Ater. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ater 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 265 immigration records available for the last name Ater. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Ater. For the veterans among your Ater ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ater Life Expectancy

What is the average Ater lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Ater life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Ater in 1945 was 27, and 71 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ater 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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