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Huerter Name Meaning

German (Hürter): nickname for a stingy person from Middle High German hurtære ‘hoarder (of treasure)’.

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

Similar surnames: Herter, Hurter, Huster, Horter, Bueter, Hutter, Huether, Haueter

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Where is the Huerter family from?

You can see how Huerter families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Huerter family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Huerter families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 25 Huerter families living in Ontario. This was about 93% of all the recorded Huerter's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Huerter families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Huerter surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Huerter ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Huerter. 39% of Huerter men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Huerter women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Huerter were Farming and Housekeeper. .

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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

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Clerk
  • Farming

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Farmer
  • Housekeeper
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What Huerter family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Huerter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Huerter 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 119 immigration records available for the last name Huerter. 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 124 military records available for the last name Huerter. For the veterans among your Huerter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Huerter lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Huerter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Huerter in 1951 was 48, and 82 in 2004.

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