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Altstadt Name Meaning

German or Jewish (Ashkenazic): topographic name for someone living in the old quarter of a city, literally ‘old city’, or a habitational name from a place called Altstadt, as for example in Brandenburg.

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


Similar surnames: Neustadt, Alstad, Balstad, Elstad, Lystad, Magstadt, Altmann

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Altstadt Family Origin

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Altstadt Family Occupations

What did your Altstadt ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Altstadt family was Preacher. The most common Altstadt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Altstadt's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Fireman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Altstadt.

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Carpenter

    14%
  • Fireman

    14%
  • Preacher

    14%

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

Altstadt Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Altstadt Life Expectancy

What is the average Altstadt lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Altstadt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Altstadt in 1964 was 61, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Altstadt

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Altstadt 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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