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Hartter Name Meaning

German: variant of Harter .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Harter, Hartner, Harten, Horter, Hartley, Halter, Harder, Karter

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Where is the Hartter family from?

You can see how Hartter families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hartter family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hartter families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 11 Hartter families living in Ontario. This was about 42% of all the recorded Hartter's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Hartter families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hartter surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hartter ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Hartter. 30% of Hartter men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Hartter women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hartter were Farm Hand and Maid. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    30%
  • Laborer
    17%
  • Salesman
    13%
  • Farm Hand
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    50%
  • Maid
    50%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Hartter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hartter census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 254 immigration records available for the last name Hartter. 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 Cards

There are 224 military records available for the last name Hartter. For the veterans among your Hartter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hartter lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Hartter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Hartter in 1962 was 78, and 77 in 2004.

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