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Anstett Family History

Anstett Name Meaning

from the medieval German personal name Anstett. This is a vernacular derivative of Greek Anastasios (see Anastasio). habitational name for someone from Anstedt in Lower Saxony.

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


Similar surnames: Anstead, Nett, Baskett, Alstott, Gantert, Alsteen, Andretta, Hassett

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Where is the Anstett family from?

You can see how Anstett families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Anstett family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Anstett families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 30 Anstett families living in New York. This was about 42% of all the recorded Anstett's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Anstett families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Anstett surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Anstett ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Anstett. 17% of Anstett men worked as a Laborer and 17% of Anstett women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Anstett were Machinist and Clerk.

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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
    17%
  • Farmer
    17%
  • Farm Laborer
    12%
  • Machinist
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
    17%
  • Housekeeper
    17%
  • Sewing
    12%
  • Clerk
    12%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Anstett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Anstett 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 588 immigration records available for the last name Anstett. 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 887 military records available for the last name Anstett. For the veterans among your Anstett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Anstett lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Anstett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Anstett in 1956 was 62, and 74 in 2004.

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