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Altendorf Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of numerous places in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland, named Altendorf (literally ‘old village’).

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


Similar surnames: Allendorf, Elmendorf, Neuendorf, Hattendorf, Hilgendorf, Altenburg

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Altendorf Family Origin

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Altendorf Family Occupations

What did your Altendorf ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Musician were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Altendorf. A less common occupation for the Altendorf family was Peddler Of Notions. The most common Altendorf occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Altendorf's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Keeping House

    17%
  • Musician

    17%
  • Peddler Of Notions

    17%

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Altendorf Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Altendorf Life Expectancy

What is the average Altendorf lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Altendorf life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Altendorf in 1963 was 75, and 93 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Altendorf

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Altendorf 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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