Altig Family History

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Altig Name Meaning

German: probably from a short form (Aldico) of a Germanic personal name composed with alt ‘old’, ‘experienced’.

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


Similar surnames: Attig, Altic, Alig, Aldi, Alix, Alter, Allis, Alt, Albin, Astin

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Altig Family Origin

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Altig Family Occupations

What did your Altig ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Altig occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Altig's were Farmers. Farmer and Florist were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Altig. A less common occupation for the Altig family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Florist

    25%
  • Keeping House

    25%

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Altig ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Altig Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Altig Life Expectancy

What is the average Altig lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Altig life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Altig in 1962 was 72, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Altig

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Altig 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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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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