Hovatter Family History

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Hovatter Name Meaning

Probably of Dutch or North German origin, perhaps a status name for a person of high rank in a community, from hoch + vater ‘father’, ‘senior person’ (see Vater).

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


Similar surnames: Vater, Zotter, Holster, Hutter, Cotter, Halter, Potter, Hauter

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Hovatter Family Origin

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Hovatter Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Farming

    21%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Justice Of The Peace

    7%

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In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hovatter. The most common Hovatter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Hovatter's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hovatter family was Justice Of The Peace.

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Hovatter Life Expectancy

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