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Amsterdam Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from the city of Amsterdam in the Netherlands.

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


Similar surnames: Amster, Alterman, Amsler, Kosterman, Pasternak, Astorga, Stram

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Amsterdam Family Origin

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Amsterdam Family Occupations

What did your Amsterdam ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Amsterdam occupation in the USA was Tailor. 100% of Amsterdam's were Tailors.

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  • Tailor

    100%

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

Amsterdam Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Amsterdam ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Amsterdam Life Expectancy

What is the average Amsterdam lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, Amsterdam life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Amsterdam in 1954 was 55, and 69 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Amsterdam 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.

Famous Amsterdam Family

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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)

Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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