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Latter Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a worker in wood or a nickname for a thin person, from an agent derivative of Middle English latt ‘thin narrow strip of wood’, ‘lath’ (Old English lætt). Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): occupational name for a cobbler, tinker, or the like, from an agent derivative of Yiddish laten ‘to patch’, ‘to repair’.

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


Similar surnames: Matter, Lattner, Latner, Laster, Natter, Hatter, Cater, Lister

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Latter Family Origin

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Latter Family Occupations

What did your Latter ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Latter. 52% of Latter men worked as a Farmer and 60% of Latter women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Latter were Labourer and Saleslady

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    52%
  • Laborer
    24%
  • Employee
    8%
  • Labourer
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Bookkeeper
    60%
  • Saleslady
    40%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Latter Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 28,000 census records available for the last name Latter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Latter 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Latter. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Latter. For the veterans among your Latter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Latter Life Expectancy

What is the average Latter lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Latter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Latter in 1945 was 57, and 80 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Latter 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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