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Altenbach Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of numerous places called Altenbach.

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

Similar surnames: Allenbach, Kaltenbach, Aulenbach, Kallenbach, Achenbach, Auerbach

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Where is the Altenbach family from?

You can see how Altenbach families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Altenbach family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1920. The most Altenbach families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Altenbach family living in Ohio. This was 100% of all the recorded Altenbach's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Altenbach families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Altenbach surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Altenbach ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Machinist and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Altenbach. 16% of Altenbach men worked as a Machinist and 25% of Altenbach women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Altenbach were Laborer and Teacher. .

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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

  • Machinist
  • Tool And Diemaker
  • Salesman
  • Laborer

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • New Worker
  • Clerk
  • Stenographer
  • Teacher
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Altenbach. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Altenbach 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 229 immigration records available for the last name Altenbach. 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 298 military records available for the last name Altenbach. For the veterans among your Altenbach ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Altenbach lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Altenbach life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Altenbach in 1957 was 40, and 88 in 2004.

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