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Altenbach Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of numerous places called Altenbach.

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


Similar surnames: Allenbach, Kaltenbach, Aulenbach, Kallenbach, Achenbach, Auerbach

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Altenbach Family Origin

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Altenbach Family Occupations

What did your Altenbach ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Carpenter and Carpet Weaver were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Altenbach. The most common Altenbach occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 50% of Altenbach's were Carpenters. A less common occupation for the Altenbach family was Machinist.

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  • Carpenter

    50%
  • Carpet Weaver

    25%
  • Machinist

    25%

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Altenbach Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Altenbach Life Expectancy

What is the average Altenbach lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Altenbach life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Altenbach in 1957 was 40, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Altenbach

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Altenbach 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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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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