Algers Family History

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Algers 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, Angers, Alders, Alers, Albers, Agers, Alpers, Allers, Alters

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Algers Family Origin

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Algers Family Occupations

What did your Algers ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Cook were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Algers. 9% of Algers men worked as a Laborer and 17% of Algers women worked as a Cook. Some less common occupations for Americans named Algers were Gardner and Counting Paper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    9%
  • Farmer
    7%
  • Truck Driver
    7%
  • Gardner
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Cook
    17%
  • Waitress
    17%
  • Bookbinder
    9%
  • Counting Paper
    9%

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

Algers Historical Records

What Algers family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 848 census records available for the last name Algers. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Algers 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 73 immigration records available for the last name Algers. 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 137 military records available for the last name Algers. For the veterans among your Algers ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Algers Life Expectancy

What is the average Algers lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Algers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Algers in 1965 was 58, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Algers

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Algers 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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