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Amthor Name Meaning

German: topographic name, from am ‘at’ + tor ‘gate’ (Thor in the early modern spelling). The reference was generally to one of the gates of a city.

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


Similar surnames: Thor, Anthon, Arthur, Astor, Amacher, Thur, Amos, Athy, Ascher

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Amthor Family Origin

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Amthor Family Occupations

What did your Amthor ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, farmer, House Painter and Minister Of G. were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Amthor. A less common occupation for the Amthor family was Porter. The most common Amthor occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Amthor's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • House Painter

    11%
  • Minister Of G.

    11%
  • Porter

    11%

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

Amthor Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Amthor Life Expectancy

What is the average Amthor lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Amthor life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Amthor in 1940 was 63, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Amthor

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Amthor 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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