Achorn Family History

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Achorn Name Meaning

German: topographic name from Middle High German ahorn ‘maple tree’.

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


Similar surnames: Anhorn, Schorn, Schorr, Horn, Thorn, Schoen, Ascher, Coor, Ashman

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Achorn Family Origin

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Achorn Family Occupations

What did your Achorn ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Achorn occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Achorn's were Farmers. Farmer, House Carpenter and Shoe Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Achorn. A less common occupation for the Achorn family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • House Carpenter

    9%
  • Shoe Maker

    6%
  • Keeping House

    4%

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Achorn Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Achorn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Achorn 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Achorn. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Achorn. For the veterans among your Achorn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Achorn Life Expectancy

What is the average Achorn lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Achorn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Achorn in 1959 was 49, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Achorn

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Achorn 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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