Altendorf Family History

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Altendorf Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of numerous places in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland, named Altendorf (literally ‘old village’).

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


Similar surnames: Allendorf, Elmendorf, Neuendorf, Hattendorf, Hilgendorf, Altenburg

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Altendorf Family Origin

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Altendorf Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Keeping House

    17%
  • Musician

    17%
  • Peddler Of Notions

    17%

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In 1880, the most common Altendorf occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Altendorf's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Altendorf family was Peddler Of Notions. Farmer, Keeping House and Musician were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Altendorf.

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Altendorf Historical Records

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Altendorf Life Expectancy

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