Altmann Family History

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Altmann Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Middle High German altman, German Altmann, literally ‘old man’, applied either as a personal name or as a nickname for an older man as distinguished from a younger one.

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

Similar surnames: Waldmann, Ammann, Altman, Hartmann, Salzmann, Ahmann, Axtman

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Altmann Family Origin

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Altmann Family Occupations

What did your Altmann ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Altmann family was Tailor. The most common Altmann occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Altmann's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Altmann.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Laborer

  • Tailor


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

Altmann Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Altmann. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Altmann 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 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Altmann. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Altmann. For the veterans among your Altmann ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Altmann Life Expectancy

What is the average Altmann lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Altmann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Altmann in 1952 was 44, and 89 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Altmann

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Altmann 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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