Affolter Family History

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Affolter Name Meaning

German: habitational name or a topographic name, from Middle High German affolter, affalter ‘apple tree’, a common South German toponym.

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


Similar surnames: Bolter, Kolter, Falter, Koller, Aegerter, Holter, Folger, Kolber

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Affolter Family Origin

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Affolter Family Occupations

What did your Affolter ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Cooper and Farm Hand were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Affolter. The most common Affolter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Affolter's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Affolter family was Harness Maker.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Cooper

    17%
  • Farm Hand

    8%
  • Harness Maker

    8%

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

Affolter Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Affolter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Affolter 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 Affolter. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Affolter. For the veterans among your Affolter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Affolter Life Expectancy

What is the average Affolter lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Affolter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Affolter in 1949 was 30, and 62 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Affolter

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Affolter 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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