Achen Name Meaning

German: habitational name from the city of Aachen in western Germany, near the Dutch and Belgian border. Dutch: habitational name from Achêne in Namur province, in present-day Belgium.

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


Similar surnames: Alten, Chen, Achter, Aven, Acker, Schenk, Bacher, Shen, Chew, Ascher

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Achen Family Origin

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Achen Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Farming

    15%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Keeping House

    8%

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In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Achen. A less common occupation for the Achen family was Keeping House. The most common Achen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Achen's were Farmers.

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Achen Historical Records

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Achen Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1948 and 2004, Achen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Achen in 1948 was 56, and 68 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Achen

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