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Altieri Family History

Altieri Name Meaning

Italian (mainly southern): from a medieval personal name of ancient Germanic origin formed with the elements ald ‘old wise’ + hari ‘army’. It corresponds to French Authier and was probably brought to Sicily by the Normans.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Alger, Gualtieri, Algiere, Alfieri, Authier, Lier, Altig, Alteri

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Where is the Altieri family from?

You can see how Altieri families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Altieri family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 31 Altieri families living in New York. This was about 32% of all the recorded Altieri's in USA. New York had the highest population of Altieri families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Altieri surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Altieri ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Machine Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Altieri. 24% of Altieri men worked as a Laborer and 19% of Altieri women worked as a Machine Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Altieri were Proprietor and Saleslady. .

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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

  • Laborer
    24%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • New Worker
    6%
  • Proprietor
    4%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Machine Operator
    19%
  • Stenographer
    15%
  • Operator
    10%
  • Saleslady
    8%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Altieri. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Altieri 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Altieri. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Altieri. For the veterans among your Altieri ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Altieri lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Altieri life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Altieri in 1947 was 68, and 77 in 2004.

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