Alterman Family History

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Alterman Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): elaborated form of Alter or Alt (from the inflected form). Respelling of German Altermann, a status name for the head of a craft guild. Compare English Alderman, which was also used in this sense. Belgian: habitational name for someone from Aalter in East Flanders.

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


Similar surnames: Alderman, Waterman, Halterman, Ackerman, Walterman, Otterman

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Alterman Family Origin

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Alterman Family Occupations

What did your Alterman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Alterman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Alterman's were Farmers. Farmer, Blacksmith and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Alterman. A less common occupation for the Alterman family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Blacksmith

    19%
  • Barber

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%

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Alterman Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Alterman ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Alterman Life Expectancy

What is the average Alterman lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, Alterman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Alterman in 1952 was 43, and 79 in 2004.

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United States

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