Alas Family History

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Alas Name Meaning

Catalan (Alàs): habitational name from a place in Catalonia named Alàs.

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

Similar surnames: Salas, Aas, Sales, Vilas, Plas, Laas, Alan, Palos, Galas, Palas

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Alas Family Origin

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Alas Family Occupations

What did your Alas ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Alas. 30% of Alas men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Alas women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Alas were Elevator Operator and Housework

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Carpenter
  • Cavil Augerman Helper
  • Elevator Operator

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
  • Finisher
  • Housekeeper
  • Housework

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Alas Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 834 census records available for the last name Alas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Alas 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 592 immigration records available for the last name Alas. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 181 military records available for the last name Alas. For the veterans among your Alas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Alas Life Expectancy

What is the average Alas lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Alas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Alas in 1942 was 45, and 66 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Alas 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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