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Texter Name Meaning

Dutch and German: variant of Textor .

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


Similar surnames: Textor, Teller, Mester, Tepper, Teeter, Teater, Teter, Tester, Wexler

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Where is the Texter family from?

You can see how Texter families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Texter family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Texter families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 3 Texter families living in Quebec. This was 100% of all the recorded Texter's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Texter families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Texter surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Texter ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Texter. 32% of Texter men worked as a Laborer and 43% of Texter women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Texter were Carpenter and Clerk. .

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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
    32%
  • Farmer
    11%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Carpenter
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Operator
    43%
  • House Wife
    29%
  • Clerk
    29%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Texter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Texter 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 258 immigration records available for the last name Texter. 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 836 military records available for the last name Texter. For the veterans among your Texter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Texter lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Texter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Texter in 1959 was 72, and 74 in 2004.

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