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Aderhold Name Meaning

North German: topographic name for someone living in a snake-infested wood, from Middle Low German ader ‘adder’ + holt ‘wood’.

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


Similar surnames: Overholt, Aderholt, Rebholz, Gerhold, Arnold, Berthold, Herold

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Where is the Aderhold family from?

You can see how Aderhold families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Aderhold family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Aderhold families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 3 Aderhold families living in Georgia. This was about 43% of all the recorded Aderhold's in USA. Georgia and 1 other state had the highest population of Aderhold families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Aderhold surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Aderhold ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Aderhold. 23% of Aderhold men worked as a Laborer and 19% of Aderhold women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Aderhold were Truck Driver and New Worker. .

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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

  • Laborer
    23%
  • Farmer
    20%
  • Proprietor
    6%
  • Truck Driver
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    19%
  • Salesgirl
    12%
  • Seamstress
    12%
  • New Worker
    8%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Aderhold. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Aderhold 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 289 immigration records available for the last name Aderhold. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Aderhold. For the veterans among your Aderhold ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Aderhold lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Aderhold life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Aderhold in 1947 was 48, and 72 in 2004.

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