Ahlgrim Family History

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Ahlgrim Name Meaning

German: from the Germanic personal name Ahlgrim, composed of the elements adal ‘noble’ + grim ‘warrior’s mask’, ‘helmet’.

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

Similar surnames: Ahler, Ahlert, Alarie, Ahlgren, Pilgrim, Ingram, Ahr, Dahlgren

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Ahlgrim Family Origin

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Ahlgrim Family Occupations

What did your Ahlgrim ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Ahlgrim occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Ahlgrim's were Farmers. Farmer, Teamster and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ahlgrim. A less common occupation for the Ahlgrim family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Teamster

  • Cabinet Maker

  • Carpenter


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

Ahlgrim Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Ahlgrim Life Expectancy

What is the average Ahlgrim lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Ahlgrim life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Ahlgrim in 1945 was 39, and 83 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ahlgrim 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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