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Altis Name Meaning

Variant of Altic a surname of German origin. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Altes .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Altes, Valis, Estis, Alls, Alers, Altig, Altic, Attia, Antis, Balis

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Where is the Altis family from?

You can see how Altis families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Altis family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Altis families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 9 Altis families living in Devon. This was about 82% of all the recorded Altis's in United Kingdom. Devon had the highest population of Altis families in 1891.
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What did your Altis ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Altis. 50% of Altis men worked as a Laborer and 60% of Altis women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Altis were Letterce Trimmer and Housekeeper. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Letterce Trimmer

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Housekeeper
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Altis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Altis census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 63 immigration records available for the last name Altis. 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 Cards

There are 234 military records available for the last name Altis. For the veterans among your Altis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Altis lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Altis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Altis in 1940 was 61, and 68 in 2004.

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