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Altvater Name Meaning

German: literally ‘old father’, used as a distinguishing epithet for a grandfather or father-in-law; probably a surname borne by the servant of a person in the service of the grandfather or father-in-law of a local personage.

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


Similar surnames: Alter, Pater, Altepeter, Vater, Altherr, Getter, Altizer, Teater

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Altvater Family Origin

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Altvater Family Occupations

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In 1881, the most common Altvater occupation in the UK was Boot & Shoe Maker. 100% of Altvater's were Boot & Shoe Makers.

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  • Boot & Shoe Maker

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Altvater Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Altvater Life Expectancy

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Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Altvater life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Altvater in 1959 was 76, and 78 in 2004.

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