Alegre Family History

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Alegre Name Meaning

Spanish and Portuguese: nickname from alegre ‘bright’, ‘merry’ (Latin alacer).

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


Similar surnames: Alegria, Lepre, Agre, Alvaro, Clare, Alire, Allegro, Legore, Legare

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Alegre Family Origin

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Alegre Family Occupations

What did your Alegre ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Dress Maker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Alegre. 16% of Alegre men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Alegre women worked as a Dress Maker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Alegre were Logonero and Landlady

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    16%
  • Longshoreman
    12%
  • Clerk
    8%
  • Logonero
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Dress Maker
    34%
  • Costurera
    17%
  • Hotel
    17%
  • Landlady
    17%

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

Alegre Historical Records

What Alegre family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Alegre. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Alegre 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Alegre. 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 394 military records available for the last name Alegre. For the veterans among your Alegre ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Alegre Life Expectancy

What is the average Alegre lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Alegre life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Alegre in 1958 was 55, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Alegre

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Alegre 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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