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Himter Family History

Himter Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Hiter, Himler, Winter, Homer, Hamer, Hutter, Minter, Halter, Pinter

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Where is the Himter family from?

You can see how Himter families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Himter family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Himter families were found in and Scotland in 1841. In 1891 there were 2 Himter families living in Isle of Man. This was about 67% of all the recorded Himter's in United Kingdom. Isle of Man had the highest population of Himter families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Himter surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Himter ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Himter. 100% of Himter men worked as a Laborer. .

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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
    100%
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Census Records

There are 272 census records available for the last name Himter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Himter 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 44 immigration records available for the last name Himter. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 21 military records available for the last name Himter. For the veterans among your Himter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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