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Altland Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name composed of German alt ‘old’ + Land ‘land’, perhaps adopted with reference to the Jewish homeland before the diaspora.

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


Similar surnames: Altmann, Calland, Ackland, Ulland, Ritland, Hetland, Watland, Erland

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Altland Family Origin

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Altland Family Occupations

What did your Altland ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Altland family was Blacksmith. The most common Altland occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Altland's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Altland.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Carpenter

    17%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Blacksmith

    6%

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

Altland Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Altland. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Altland 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Altland. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Altland. For the veterans among your Altland ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Altland Life Expectancy

What is the average Altland lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Altland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Altland in 1943 was 40, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Altland

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Altland 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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