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Antrim Name Meaning

Cornish (Middlesex and Surrey): variant of Antram altered by false association with the name of the county in Northern Ireland.

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

Similar surnames: Trim, Lantrip, Anthis, Andris, Cantlin, Ancrum, Andrie, Andrick, Rim

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Where is the Antrim family from?

You can see how Antrim families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Antrim family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Antrim families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 4 Antrim families living in Alberta. This was about 50% of all the recorded Antrim's in Canada. Alberta had the highest population of Antrim families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Antrim surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Antrim ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Antrim. 21% of Antrim men worked as a Farmer and 14% of Antrim women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Antrim were Truck Driver and Saleslady. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Teacher
  • Housework
  • Saleslady
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What Antrim family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Antrim. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Antrim census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Antrim. 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 Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Antrim. For the veterans among your Antrim ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Antrim lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Antrim life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Antrim in 1950 was 32, and 74 in 2004.

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