Flater Family History

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Flater Name Meaning

South German: topographic name for someone who lived by a reedbed, a derivative of Flad.

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


Similar surnames: Flatter, Flamer, Laier, Flasher, Flake, Water, Slater, Plater, Frater

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Flater Family Origin

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Flater Family Occupations

What did your Flater ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Carpenter and Station Agent were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Flater. The most common Flater occupation in Canada was Carpenter. 67% of Flater's were Carpenters.

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  • Carpenter

    67%
  • Station Agent

    33%

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

Flater Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Flater. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Flater 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Flater. 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 Flater. For the veterans among your Flater ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Flater Life Expectancy

What is the average Flater lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Flater life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Flater in 1950 was 62, and 95 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Flater

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Flater 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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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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