Altes Name Meaning

Reduced form of Dutch or German Althaus (see Altizer). Jewish (Ashkenazic): metronymic from the Yiddish female personal name Alte + the genitive ending -s.

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


Similar surnames: Alter, Altis, Baltes, Alles, Alten, Ales, Alt, Alber, Lees, Walter

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Altes Family Origin

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Altes Family Occupations

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  • Blacksmith

    17%
  • Farm Laborer

    17%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Keeping House

    17%

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In 1880, the most common Altes occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 17% of Altes's were Blacksmiths. A less common occupation for the Altes family was Keeping House. Blacksmith, Farm Laborer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Altes.

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Altes Life Expectancy

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Between 1946 and 2004, Altes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Altes in 1946 was 46, and 82 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Altes

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