Lyter Name Meaning

Perhaps an altered spelling of Leiter. Compare Liter, Lighter. It occurs predominantly in PA.

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


Similar surnames: Liter, Slyter, Lyke, Cater, Kyer, Hyzer, Soter, Lister, Lather, Leber

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Lyter Family Origin

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Lyter Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Blacksmith

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Lyter family was Farm Laborer. The most common Lyter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Lyter's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lyter.

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Lyter Historical Records

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Lyter Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1948 and 2003, Lyter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Lyter in 1948 was 75, and 64 in 2003.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lyter

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