Apt Name Meaning

German: variant of Abt. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): habitational name from Apt, the Yiddish name of Opatów in Kielce voivodeship, Poland. The place name (in German, Yiddish, and Polish) is from a root meaning ‘abbot’, the place having been named for the local abbey.

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

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Apt Family Origin

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Apt Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Carpenter

    17%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Cooper

    5%

In 1880, the most common Apt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Apt's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Apt family was Cooper. Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Apt.

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Apt Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1956 and 2004, Apt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Apt in 1956 was 32, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Apt

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