Horter Family History

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Horter Name Meaning

Southern German (mainly Austria): variant of Harter 1. German (Bavaria; Hörter): occupational name, a variant of Herder 1. Dutch (de Horter): nickname from an agent derivative of Middle Dutch horten, hurten ‘to jolt, knock, or jerk’ + the definite article de ‘the’.

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


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

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Horter Family Origin

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Horter Family Occupations

What did your Horter ancestors do for a living?

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  • Farmer

    16%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Baker

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%

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In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Horter. The most common Horter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 16% of Horter's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Horter family was Farm Laborer.

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Horter Historical Records

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Horter Life Expectancy

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