Alge Family History

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Alge Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Alger, Algeo, Salge, Ale, Auge, Alme, Ange, Age, Algee, Aloe

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Alge Family Origin

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Alge Family Occupations

What did your Alge ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Commercial L and Incapacitated were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Alge. 50% of Alge men worked as a Commercial L and 50% of Alge women worked as an Incapacitated. Some less common occupations for Americans named Alge were Wallpaper Merchant and Unpaid Domestic Duti

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Commercial L
    50%
  • Wallpaper Merchant
    50%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Incapacitated
    50%
  • Unpaid Domestic Duti
    50%

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

Alge Historical Records

What Alge family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Alge. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Alge 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 218 immigration records available for the last name Alge. 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 163 military records available for the last name Alge. For the veterans among your Alge ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Alge Life Expectancy

What is the average Alge lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Alge life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Alge in 1963 was 73, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Alge

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Alge 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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