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Horter Name Meaning

South German: variant of Harter German (Hörter): see Hoerter .

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

Similar surnames: Porter, Horner, Herter, Harter, Gorter, Korver, Hurter, Hoerter

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Where is the Horter family from?

You can see how Horter families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Horter family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Horter families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 18 Horter families living in Quebec. This was about 29% of all the recorded Horter's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Horter families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Horter surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Horter ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Horter. 67% of Horter men worked as a Farmer. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
  • Carpenter
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Horter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Horter 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Horter. 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 915 military records available for the last name Horter. For the veterans among your Horter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Horter lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Horter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Horter in 1943 was 38, and 90 in 2004.

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