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Alderfer Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Altdörfer, a habitational name for someone from one of the many places in Switzerland, Austria, and southern Germany called Altdorf ‘old village’.

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


Similar surnames: Arndorfer, Waldecker, Alderton, Angerer, Lerner, Alder, Almeter

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Alderfer Family Origin

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Alderfer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Keeps House

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Gentleman

    6%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Alderfer family was Gentleman. The most common Alderfer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Alderfer's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeps House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Alderfer.

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Alderfer Historical Records

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Alderfer Life Expectancy

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