Antrim Family History

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Antrim Name Meaning

Evidently from the name of the county in northern Ireland. Irish surnames are not normally derived from place names, and this surname is not found in Ireland. It may be a U.S. coinage, perhaps adopted for sentimental reasons by people of northern Irish descent. For the process involved, compare Clyde.

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


Similar surnames: Trim, Lantrip, Anthis, Andris, Cantlin, Ancrum, Andrie, Andrick, Rim

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Antrim Family Origin

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Antrim Family Occupations

What did your Antrim ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Antrim. The most common Antrim occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Antrim's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Antrim family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Merchant

    4%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

Antrim Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Antrim ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Antrim Life Expectancy

What is the average Antrim lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, Antrim life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Antrim in 1950 was 32, and 74 in 2004.

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United States

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Antrim 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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