Altherr Family History

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Altherr Name Meaning

literally ‘old master’, hence an older person of high status, as distinguished from a younger member of his family; also a name for a servant in the retinue of such a person. habitational name from a place so called near Leipzig.

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


Similar surnames: Alter, Altmeyer, Malter, Rother, Althen, Balter, Alber, Halter, Alger

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Altherr Family Origin

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Altherr Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Dress Making And Millinery

    25%
  • Retail Grocer

    25%

In 1880, Farmer and Dress Making And Millinery were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Altherr. A less common occupation for the Altherr family was Retail Grocer. The most common Altherr occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Altherr's were Farmers.

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Altherr Life Expectancy

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