Alten Surname History
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- Alten spelling & pronunciation
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Alten Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Alten is often complicated to determine in cases which countries change over time, making the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Alten may be difficult to determine based on whether the name originated naturally and independently in multiple locales; e.g. in the case of family names that come from a professional trade, which can appear in multiple regions independently (such as the last name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer).
Alten Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Alten come may come from a craft, such as the name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen. Some of these trade-based last names may be a profession in a different language. Because of this it is essential to research the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its early ancestors. Many names like Alten are inspired by religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so on. In many cases these names relate to a religious sentiment such as "Worthy of praise".
Alten Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Alten were transliterated based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in government records. This could have led to misspellings of Alten. Knowing spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Alten surname are important to understanding the etymology of the name. Names like Alten change in their spelling as they travel across villages, family unions, and languages across time.
Last names similar to AltenAltena, Altenaar, Altena-berdrow, Altena-blümel, Altenae, Altenaehr, Altenaer, Altena-hegemann, Altena-heyer, Altena-hornschuh, Altenähr, Altenähr-klein, Altena-janssen, Altena-kohn, Altena manuel, Altenan, Altenant, Altenar, Altenart, Altena-schürmann
Alten Family Tree
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- Sidney Alten 1909 - 2002
- Ethel K Alten 1918 - 2005
- Felix C Alten 1928 - 2007
- Frank Alten 1910 - 1986
- Ilene S Alten 1944 - 2005
- Fred N Alten 1942 - 2008
- Kurt Alten 1907 - 1969
- Lanette Alten 1914 - 1968
- Theresa Alten 1915 - 1979
- Louis Alten 1971 - 2011