Ahlstedt Family History

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Ahlstedt Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements al ‘alder’ + the German element -stedt ‘place’, a common element of Swedish compound names.

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

Similar surnames: Carlstedt, Alsteen, Sandstedt, Ahlstrom, Mahlstedt, Wahlstrom

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Ahlstedt Family Origin

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Ahlstedt Family Occupations

What did your Ahlstedt ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Dressmaker and Manager Cotton Sping Mill (Manuf) were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Ahlstedt. The most common Ahlstedt occupation in the UK was Dressmaker. 50% of Ahlstedt's were Dressmakers.

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  • Dressmaker

  • Manager Cotton Sping Mill (Manuf)


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

Ahlstedt Historical Records

What Ahlstedt family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Ahlstedt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ahlstedt 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 668 immigration records available for the last name Ahlstedt. 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 259 military records available for the last name Ahlstedt. For the veterans among your Ahlstedt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ahlstedt Life Expectancy

What is the average Ahlstedt lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Ahlstedt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Ahlstedt in 1962 was 69, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ahlstedt

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ahlstedt 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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