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Altmann Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Middle High German altman German Altmann literally ‘old man’ applied either as a personal name or as a nickname for an older man as distinguished from a younger one. This surname is also found in Czechia and some other central European countries.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Waldmann, Ammann, Altman, Hartmann, Salzmann, Ahmann, Axtman

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Where is the Altmann family from?

You can see how Altmann families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Altmann family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Altmann families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there was 1 Altmann family living in Saskatchewan. This was 100% of all the recorded Altmann's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Altmann families in 1911.
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What did your Altmann ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Stenographer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Altmann. 100% of Altmann women worked as a Stenographer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Stenographer
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Altmann. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Altmann census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Altmann. 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 Cards

There are 8,000 military records available for the last name Altmann. For the veterans among your Altmann ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Altmann lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Altmann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Altmann in 1952 was 44, and 89 in 2004.

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