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Ahalt Name Meaning

Variant of German Ehalt, an occupational name from Middle High German ehalt ‘servant’.

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


Similar surnames: Halt, Ahart, Anhalt, Hall, Shaft, Hart, Haut, Ahl, Walt, Halm

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Where is the Ahalt family from?

You can see how Ahalt families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ahalt family name was found in the USA, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Ahalt families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 5 Ahalt families living in Maryland. This was about 83% of all the recorded Ahalt's in USA. Maryland had the highest population of Ahalt families in 1840.
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What did your Ahalt ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Ahalt. 43% of Ahalt men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Ahalt women worked as a Stenographer. .

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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
    43%
  • Laborer
    29%
  • Farming
    8%
  • Merchant
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    100%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Ahalt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ahalt 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 92 immigration records available for the last name Ahalt. 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 256 military records available for the last name Ahalt. For the veterans among your Ahalt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ahalt lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Ahalt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Ahalt in 1949 was 47, and 70 in 2004.

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