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Ancestry is a major source of information if you are filling out your Altman family tree. Many large databases are available to search covering from births, deaths and marriages, military records, census records and immigration records with many other smaller collections too. Free trials are normally available and are a good way to fill out a lot of your tree quickly.

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Origins and History


New to Family History? Check out our Getting Started page. Check out House Of Names to investigate the origins of the Altman surname or get a copy of the Altman family Crest (a great gift idea!).


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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Altman Genealogy

Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Altman Genealogy that will form part of your family tree. Although records vary from country to country, they are normally the most formal record of a person's relations. From the sources below you will be able to find a birth record and, from that, a birth certificate can be ordered which lists the names of the mother and father, taking you back another generation in your tree. A marriage certificate may also list the names of the respective fathers of the bride and groom which may then help you to find them earlier in life on a census record enabling you to fill out more detail in the Altman family tree.

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ukDid you know that there are currently 18229 people with the Altman surname in the USA? Altman is ranked number 151 for popularity in the USA.

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Wikipedia Aryeh Altman (, born 6 January 1902, died 21 August 1982) was an Israeli politician who served as a member of the Knesset for Herut and Gahal between 1951 and 1965.