Anhalt Family History

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Anhalt Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a place called Anholt in Westphalia, which is named from Middle Low German an ‘at’ + holt ‘wood’, or from the old county and castle of Anhalt, named from late Middle High German anhalt ‘stopping point’.

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

Similar surnames: Halt, Ahalt, Aronhalt, Hall, Ahart, Angst, Nast, Banwart, Halm, Thaut

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Anhalt Family Origin

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Anhalt Family Occupations

What did your Anhalt ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Anhalt family was Farming. The most common Anhalt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Anhalt's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Dealer In Wool & Hides were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Anhalt.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Dealer In Wool & Hides

  • Farming


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

Anhalt Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Anhalt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Anhalt 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 502 immigration records available for the last name Anhalt. 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 11,000 military records available for the last name Anhalt. For the veterans among your Anhalt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Anhalt Life Expectancy

What is the average Anhalt lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Anhalt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Anhalt in 1958 was 62, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Anhalt

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Anhalt 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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