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Althen Name Meaning

German: variant of Althenn(e), a nickname composed of Middle High German alt ‘old’ + Henne, a pet form of the personal name Johann.

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

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Althen Family Origin

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Althen Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Brewer

    6%

In 1880, the most common Althen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Althen's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Althen. A less common occupation for the Althen family was Brewer.

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Althen Historical Records

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Althen Life Expectancy

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