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Albury Family History

Albury Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Hertfordshire or Oxfordshire called Albury, from Old English eald ‘old’ + byrig, dative of burh ‘stronghold’.

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

Similar surnames: Asbury, Alsbury, Albro, Banbury, Marbury, Astbury, Malsbury, Bury

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Where is the Albury family from?

You can see how Albury families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Albury family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Albury families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1891 there were 104 Albury families living in London. This was about 30% of all the recorded Albury's in the UK. London had the highest population of Albury families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Albury surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Albury ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Gardener and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Albury. 25% of Albury men worked as a Gardener and 77% of Albury women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Albury were Farm Labourer and Tailoress.

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

Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Gardener
  • General Labourer
  • Cowman
  • Farm Labourer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housewife
  • Domestic Servant
  • Tailoress
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Census Records

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Albury. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Albury census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Albury. 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 Cards

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

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What is the average Albury lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Albury life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Albury in 1944 was 22, and 80 in 2004.

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