Alterman Family History

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Alterman Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): elaborated form of Alter or Alt (from the inflected form). Respelling of German Altermann, a status name for the head of a craft guild. Compare English Alderman, which was also used in this sense. Belgian: habitational name for someone from Aalter in East Flanders.

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

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Alterman Family Origin

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Alterman Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Blacksmith

    19%
  • Barber

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%

In 1880, Farmer, Blacksmith and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Alterman. A less common occupation for the Alterman family was Farm Laborer. The most common Alterman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Alterman's were Farmers.

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Alterman Historical Records

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Alterman Life Expectancy

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