Alfrey Family History

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Alfrey Name Meaning

English: from any of a group of Middle English personal names, Alfrey, Aufrey, and Alfreth, the origins of which are confused. They almost certainly include some cases of Alfred, but other Old English names may have contributed too, in particular Æ{dh}elfri{dh} ‘noble peace’ and Ælfric (see Aubrey).

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

Similar surnames: Alfred, Palfrey, Aldred, Audrey, Allred, Alvey, Alley, Wolfrey, Clare

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Alfrey Family Origin

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Alfrey Family Occupations

What did your Alfrey ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Alfrey occupation in the UK was Berlin Wool Seller. 9% of Alfrey's were Berlin Wool Sellers. Berlin Wool Seller, Builder and Coach Painter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Alfrey. A less common occupation for the Alfrey family was Coachmaker.

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  • Berlin Wool Seller

  • Builder

  • Coach Painter

  • Coachmaker


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

Alfrey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Alfrey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Alfrey 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 396 immigration records available for the last name Alfrey. 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 851 military records available for the last name Alfrey. For the veterans among your Alfrey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Alfrey Life Expectancy

What is the average Alfrey lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Alfrey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Alfrey in 1955 was 41, and 61 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Alfrey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Alfrey 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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