Alt Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from alt ‘old’, typically applied as a distinguishing epithet to the older of two bearers of the same personal name.

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

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Alt Family Origin

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Alt Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Alt. The most common Alt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Alt's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Alt family was Farm Laborer.

Source: Census data for Alt | Data not to scale

Alt Historical Records

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Alt Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1948 and 2004, Alt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Alt in 1948 was 31, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Alt

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