Alavi Family History

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Alavi Name Meaning

Iranian: from the Persian form of Arabic ?Alawi ‘descendant of Ali’, name of the son-in-law of the Prophet Muhammad and the first imam of the Shiite Muslims.

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

Similar surnames: Ali, Alam, Slavin, Alarie, Clavin, Malave, Salvi, Aloi, Glave, Blasi

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Alavi Family Origin

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Alavi Family Occupations

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Alavi Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 136 census records available for the last name Alavi. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Alavi 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 124 immigration records available for the last name Alavi. 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 50 military records available for the last name Alavi. For the veterans among your Alavi ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Alavi Life Expectancy

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Between 1982 and 2003, in the United States, Alavi life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Alavi in 1982 was 57, and 52 in 2003.

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