Auten Family History

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Auten Name Meaning

Americanized form of Dutch or German Aden.

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

Similar surnames: Alten, Aten, Austen, Buren, Aument, Luten, Suter, Auen, Autin, Hauter

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Auten Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Auten name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Auten. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Auten Family Origin

Where is the Auten family from?

Auten Family Occupations

What did your Auten ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Auten. A less common occupation for the Auten family was Laborer. The most common Auten occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Auten's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming

  • Laborer


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

Auten Historical Records

What Auten family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Auten. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Auten 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 887 immigration records available for the last name Auten. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Auten. For the veterans among your Auten ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Auten Life Expectancy

What is the average Auten lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Auten life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Auten in 1945 was 31, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Auten

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Auten 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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