Occupations of the Hunter Families

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Hunter family was Annuitant. Coal Miner, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hunter. The most common Hunter occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 6% of Hunter’s were Coal Miners.


  • Farmer 37%
  • Laborer 10%
  • Keeping House 6%
  • Farm Laborer 4%


  • Farmer 35%
  • School 4%
  • Labourer 3%
  • Carpenter 3%


  • Coal Miner 6%
  • Farmer 4%
  • Labourer 3%
  • Annuitant 2%

Author: Hunter One Name Study

I have been researching my family tree for over thirty-three years and a member of Clan Hunter. In 2015 I registered the surname Hunter with the Guild of One-Name Studies and this blog will be my goal to share my research, photos, and as the clan's travel agent 2017 I will be adding our Clan Hunter Gathering 2017 which was very special because our Clan Hunter's 30th Laird participated in the opening of the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo at Edinburgh Castle August 5th, 10:30 p.m. with her clansmen. Find A Grave contributor #47833985 Being a travel agent since 1991 I am a SCOTSagent, BRITagent, and at the present have two group tours to Scotland in 2017. One is a Clan Hunter Gathering at Hunterston Castle given by Madam Pauline Hunter of Hunterston, 30th Laird of Clan Hunter.

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