Aufderheide Family History

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Aufderheide Name Meaning

German (chiefly Westphalia): topographic name for someone who lived auf der Heide ‘on the heath’.

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

Similar surnames: Muckerheide, Altheide, Vanderheyden, Von Der Heide, Vandervelde

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Aufderheide Family Origin

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Aufderheide Family Occupations

What did your Aufderheide ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Aufderheide occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 13% of Aufderheide's were Carpenters. Carpenter, Clergyman and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Aufderheide. A less common occupation for the Aufderheide family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Carpenter

  • Clergyman

  • Blacksmith

  • Farm Laborer


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

Aufderheide Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Aufderheide Life Expectancy

What is the average Aufderheide lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Aufderheide life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Aufderheide in 1962 was 57, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Aufderheide

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Aufderheide 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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