Altvater Family History

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Altvater Name Meaning

German: literally ‘old father’, used as a distinguishing epithet for a grandfather or father-in-law; probably a surname borne by the servant of a person in the service of the grandfather or father-in-law of a local personage.

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


Similar surnames: Alter, Pater, Altepeter, Vater, Altherr, Getter, Altizer, Teater

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Altvater Family Origin

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Altvater Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Carriage Trimer

    5%
  • Clerk In Store

    5%

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In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Carriage Trimer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Altvater. A less common occupation for the Altvater family was Clerk In Store. The most common Altvater occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Altvater's were Farmers.

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Altvater Life Expectancy

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