Altschul Family History

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Altschul Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the name of a synagogue in Prague, literally ‘old synagogue’.

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

Similar surnames: Schul, Altschuler, Althaus, Kutscher, Schur, Schuh, Schaul, Moschel

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Altschul Family Origin

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Altschul Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Altschul occupation in the USA was Clerk In Store. 13% of Altschul's were Clerk In Stores. Clerk In Store, Keeping House and Keeps House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Altschul. A less common occupation for the Altschul family was Money Loaner.

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  • Clerk In Store

  • Keeping House

  • Keeps House

  • Money Loaner


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Altschul Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Altschul. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Altschul 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 Altschul. 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 589 military records available for the last name Altschul. For the veterans among your Altschul ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Altschul Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Altschul life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Altschul in 1953 was 43, and 93 in 2004.

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