Achen Family History

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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

What did your Achen ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Actuaire were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Achen. 42% of Achen men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Achen women worked as an Actuaire. Some less common occupations for Americans named Achen were Clerk and Journalier

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    42%
  • Laborer
    12%
  • Labourer
    12%
  • Clerk
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Actuaire
    20%
  • Couturire
    20%
  • Income
    20%
  • Journalier
    20%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Achen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Achen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Achen census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 311 immigration records available for the last name Achen. 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 Card

There are 531 military records available for the last name Achen. For the veterans among your Achen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Achen Life Expectancy

What is the average Achen lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Achen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Achen ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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