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Multer Name Meaning

North German: variant of Molter . South German: topographic name denoting a bowl-shaped hollow Middle High German multer. Compare Mulder

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Mulder, Mutter, Bulter, Molter, Malter, Falter, Motter, Meltzer

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Where is the Multer family from?

You can see how Multer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Multer family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Multer families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 2 Multer families living in Manitoba. This was 100% of all the recorded Multer's in Canada. Manitoba had the highest population of Multer families in 1911.
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What did your Multer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Multer. 15% of Multer men worked as a Salesman and 34% of Multer women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Multer were Farm Laborer and Packer. .

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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

  • Salesman
  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Farm Laborer

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
  • New Worker
  • Stenographer
  • Packer
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Multer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Multer 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 917 immigration records available for the last name Multer. 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 690 military records available for the last name Multer. For the veterans among your Multer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Multer lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Multer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Multer in 1945 was 20, and 82 in 2004.

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