Altes Family History

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Altes Name Meaning

Reduced form of Dutch or German Althaus (see Altizer). Jewish (Ashkenazic): metronymic from the Yiddish female personal name Alte + the genitive ending -s.

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


Similar surnames: Alter, Altis, Baltes, Alles, Alten, Ales, Alt, Alber, Lees, Walter

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Altes Family Origin

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Altes Family Occupations

What did your Altes ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Altes occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 17% of Altes's were Blacksmiths. A less common occupation for the Altes family was Keeping House. Blacksmith, Farm Laborer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Altes.

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  • Blacksmith

    17%
  • Farm Laborer

    17%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Keeping House

    17%

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Altes Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Altes Life Expectancy

What is the average Altes lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Altes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Altes in 1946 was 46, and 82 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Altes 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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