Alers Name Meaning

Of Hispanic origin: apparently a topographic name from Catalan alers ‘larch’. However, this surname is not found in Spain. Dutch: reduced form of Alders.

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


Similar surnames: Alders, Akers, Lees, Ahlers, Leys, Alber, Vales, Sales, Albers, Ales

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Alers Family Origin

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Alers Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Alers occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 20% of Alers's were Carpenters. Carpenter, Farmer and Grocer Drumer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Alers. A less common occupation for the Alers family was Physician.

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  • Carpenter

    20%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Grocer Drumer

    20%
  • Physician

    20%

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Alers Life Expectancy

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Between 1964 and 2004, Alers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Alers in 1964 was 76, and 73 in 2004.

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