Algen Family History

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Algen 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: Allen, Alger, Algeo, Alden, Almen, Alten, Ilgen, Agen, Aggen, Algee

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Algen Family Origin

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Algen Family Occupations

What did your Algen ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Private Means was the top reported job for people in the UK named Algen.

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Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Private Means
    100%

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

Algen Historical Records

What Algen family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 279 census records available for the last name Algen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Algen 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 59 immigration records available for the last name Algen. 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 25 military records available for the last name Algen. For the veterans among your Algen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Algen Life Expectancy

What is the average Algen lifespan?

Between 1980 and 1989, in the United States, Algen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Algen in 1980 was 84, and 95 in 1989.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Algen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Algen 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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