Hatter Family History

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Hatter Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a maker or seller of hats, Middle English hatter(e).

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

Similar surnames: Halter, Matter, Hutter, Latter, Hayter, Matters, Hauter, Natter

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Hatter Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Hatter name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Hatter. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


  • Benin/Togo


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Hatter Family Origin

Where is the Hatter family from?

Hatter Family Occupations

What did your Hatter ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Hatter family was Servant. Farmer, Attending School and School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hatter. The most common Hatter occupation in Canada was Farmer. 19% of Hatter's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Attending School

  • School

  • Servant


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

Hatter Historical Records

What Hatter family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 26,000 census records available for the last name Hatter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hatter 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Hatter. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Hatter. For the veterans among your Hatter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hatter Life Expectancy

What is the average Hatter lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Hatter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Hatter in 1954 was 47, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hatter 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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