Altig Family History

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Altig Name Meaning

German: probably from a short form (Aldico) of a Germanic personal name composed with alt ‘old’, ‘experienced’.

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


Similar surnames: Attig, Altic, Alig, Aldi, Alix, Alter, Allis, Alt, Albin, Astin

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Altig Family Origin

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Altig Family Occupations

What did your Altig ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Altig. 17% of Altig men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Altig women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Altig were Auto Mechanic and Beauty Operator

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    17%
  • Laborer
    15%
  • Farm Laborer
    11%
  • Auto Mechanic
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    20%
  • Teacher
    15%
  • Housework
    10%
  • Beauty Operator
    5%

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

Altig Historical Records

What Altig family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 855 census records available for the last name Altig. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Altig 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 106 immigration records available for the last name Altig. 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 239 military records available for the last name Altig. For the veterans among your Altig ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Altig Life Expectancy

What is the average Altig lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Altig life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Altig in 1962 was 72, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Altig

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Altig 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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