Althaus Family History

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Althaus Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from German altes Haus ‘old house’, a habitational name for someone who lived in a building known as ‘the old house’ or from a place so named, for example in Hessen.

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

Similar surnames: Neuhaus, Holthaus, Grothaus, Altemus, Feldhaus, Haus, Gelhaus

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Althaus Family Origin

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Althaus Family Occupations

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In 1881, the most common Althaus occupation in Canada was Farmer. 100% of Althaus's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer


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Althaus Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Althaus. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Althaus 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Althaus. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Althaus. For the veterans among your Althaus ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Althaus Life Expectancy

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Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Althaus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Althaus in 1948 was 56, and 80 in 2004.

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