Ahlquist Family History

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Ahlquist Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements al ‘alder’ + quist, an old or ornamental spelling of kvist ‘twig’.

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


Similar surnames: Dahlquist, Wahlquist, Almquist, Hallquist, Melquist, Carlquist

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Ahlquist Family Origin

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Ahlquist Family Occupations

What did your Ahlquist ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ahlquist family was Clerk In Store. The most common Ahlquist occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Ahlquist's were Farmers. Farmer, Tailor and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ahlquist.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Tailor

    25%
  • Blacksmith

    13%
  • Clerk In Store

    13%

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Ahlquist Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Ahlquist Life Expectancy

What is the average Ahlquist lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Ahlquist life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Ahlquist in 1954 was 47, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ahlquist

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ahlquist 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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