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Anthes Name Meaning

German: from a vernacular form, common in the Rhineland, of the personal name Antonius (see Anthony). German: variant of Ander. Greek: metronymic from Anthe (genitive Anthes), a female personal name derived from anthos ‘flower’, or a reduced form of any of various other names ending in -anthe such as Rhodanthe ‘rose flower’.

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


Similar surnames: Anthis, Antes, Altes, Matthew, Athens, Matthes, Antunes, Althen

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Where is the Anthes family from?

You can see how Anthes families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Anthes family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Anthes families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Anthes family living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Anthes's in USA. New York had the highest population of Anthes families in 1840.
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What did your Anthes ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Anthes. 18% of Anthes men worked as a Farmer and 60% of Anthes women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Anthes were Carpenter and Housekeeper. .

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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

  • Farmer
    18%
  • Laborer
    18%
  • Salesman
    13%
  • Carpenter
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    60%
  • Housekeeper
    40%
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Passenger Lists

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What is the average Anthes lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Anthes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Anthes in 1946 was 69, and 88 in 2004.

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