Altemus Family History

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Altemus Name Meaning

Altered spelling of German Altemoos, a topographic name meaning ‘old swamp’ or ‘old fen’, from Middle High German alt ‘old’ + mos ‘swamp’, ‘fen’.

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


Similar surnames: Althaus, Altimus, Alter, Alleman, Alles, Aldous, Albus, Alterman

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Altemus Family Origin

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Altemus Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Keeps House

    7%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Altemus family was Keeps House. The most common Altemus occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Altemus's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Altemus.

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Altemus Life Expectancy

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