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Aten Name Meaning

Dutch (mainly Groningen): patronymic from the personal name Ate or Aat shortened forms of Adriaan (see Adrian ) or from the Frisian personal name Ate a shortened form of an ancient Germanic name based on the element ad (short form of adal ‘noble’) such as Adolf . Compare Auten .

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


Similar surnames: Aden, Aven, Aken, Auten, Ater, Katen, Amen, Auen, Otten, Iten

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Where is the Aten family from?

You can see how Aten families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Aten family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Aten families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 7 Aten families living in Ohio. This was about 30% of all the recorded Aten's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Aten families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Aten surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Aten ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Aten. 28% of Aten men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Aten women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Aten were Truck Driver and Teacher. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    28%
  • Laborer
    17%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Truck Driver
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    12%
  • Waitress
    12%
  • Bookkeeper
    9%
  • Teacher
    8%
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Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Aten. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Aten 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 475 immigration records available for the last name Aten. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Aten. For the veterans among your Aten ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Aten lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Aten life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Aten in 1942 was 31, and 75 in 2004.

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