Alegria Family History

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Alegria Name Meaning

Spanish (Alegría) and Portuguese: nickname from Spanish alegría or Portuguese alegria ‘joy’, ‘happiness’. Castilianized form of Basque Alegia, a habitational name from any of the towns named Alegia in the Basque Country.

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


Similar surnames: Eguia, Alegre, Gloria, Valencia, Valera, Alagna, Austria, Algarin

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Alegria Family Origin

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Alegria Family Occupations

What did your Alegria ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the US named Alegria. 47% of Alegria men worked as a Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    47%
  • Farmer
    20%
  • Hired Laborer
    7%
  • Cement Worker
    5%

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

Alegria Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Alegria. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Alegria 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Alegria. 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 366 military records available for the last name Alegria. For the veterans among your Alegria ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Alegria Life Expectancy

What is the average Alegria lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Alegria life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Alegria in 1961 was 69, and 52 in 2004.

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