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Altizer Family History

Altizer Name Meaning
Americanized form of Dutch Althuyzer or German Althäuser, topographic name for someone who lived in ‘the old house’ or a habitational name from Althausen in Germany, named as ‘the old houses’. Compare German Althaus.

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

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9,574 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,651 Military Records
152 Immigration Records
5,290 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Altizer Families

  • Number of Altizer families
     45 - 88
     16 - 44
     1 - 15
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Altizer Family Origin

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Altizer Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Altizer

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Altizer Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Altizer Civil War Service Records

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