Alban Family History

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Alban Name Meaning

English, German, Spanish (Albán), Italian, and French: from the personal name Alban (Latin Albanus, originally a habitational name for someone from any of the many places in Italy and elsewhere called Alba). This surname has probably also absorbed some cases of Italian or Spanish Albano.

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


Similar surnames: Albano, Alba, Albin, Allman, Albany, Urban, Alan, Orban, Ban, Olan

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Alban Family Origin

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Alban Family Occupations

What did your Alban ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Alban occupation in the UK was Farmer. 19% of Alban's were Farmers. Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Blacksmith (1 Man 2 Apprentices) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Alban. A less common occupation for the Alban family was Draper.

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    13%
  • Blacksmith (1 Man 2 Apprentices)

    6%
  • Draper

    6%

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

Alban Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Alban. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Alban census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Alban

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Alban. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Alban. For the veterans among your Alban ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Alban Life Expectancy

What is the average Alban lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Alban life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Alban in 1945 was 44, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Alban

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Alban 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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