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Achenbach Name Meaning

German: habitational name from places in Hesse and Westphalia named Achenbach, from the obsolete word Ach or Ache (from Middle High German ahe ‘water’, ‘stream’) + Bach ‘brook’.

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


Similar surnames: Eisenbach, Kallenbach, Reichenbach, Kaltenbach, Langenbach, Allenbach

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Achenbach Family Origin

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Achenbach Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Achenbach family was Blacksmith. The most common Achenbach occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Achenbach's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Achenbach.

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Blacksmith

    5%

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Achenbach Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Achenbach Life Expectancy

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Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Achenbach life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Achenbach in 1952 was 45, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Achenbach

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Achenbach 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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