Albright Family History

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Albright Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Albrecht. English: from a medieval variant of the personal name Albert.

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

Similar surnames: Bright, Waybright, Albrecht, Ebright, Olbrich, Albracht, Lambright

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Albright Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Albright name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Albright. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Norway


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Albright Family Origin

Where is the Albright family from?

Albright Family Occupations

What did your Albright ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Chemist, Shoe Maker and Agent To Landlord were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Albright. The most common Albright occupation in the UK was Chemist. 7% of Albright's were Chemists. A less common occupation for the Albright family was Annuitant.

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  • Chemist

  • Shoe Maker

  • Agent To Landlord

  • Annuitant


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

Albright Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 116,000 census records available for the last name Albright. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Albright 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Albright. 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 27,000 military records available for the last name Albright. For the veterans among your Albright ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Albright Life Expectancy

What is the average Albright lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Albright life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Albright in 1942 was 49, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Albright

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Albright 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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