Altenhofen Family History

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Altenhofen Name Meaning

German: topographic name for a person from a place near an old farmstead, from an inflected form of Middle High German alt ‘old’ + hof ‘farm’, ‘manor farm’.

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

Similar surnames: Althoff, Butenhoff, Althen, Steinhoff, Falkenhagen, Ellenbogen

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Altenhofen Family Origin

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Altenhofen Family Occupations

What did your Altenhofen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Saloon Keeper and Clerk In Grocery were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Altenhofen. A less common occupation for the Altenhofen family was Keeping House. The most common Altenhofen occupation in the USA was Saloon Keeper. 50% of Altenhofen's were Saloon Keepers.

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  • Saloon Keeper

  • Clerk In Grocery

  • Keeping House


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

Altenhofen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 943 census records available for the last name Altenhofen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Altenhofen 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 83 immigration records available for the last name Altenhofen. 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 174 military records available for the last name Altenhofen. For the veterans among your Altenhofen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Altenhofen Life Expectancy

What is the average Altenhofen lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Altenhofen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Altenhofen in 1958 was 23, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Altenhofen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Altenhofen 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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