Alington Family History

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Alington 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: Allington, Arlington, Arington, Linton, Wallington, Clinton

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Alington Family Origin

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Alington Family Occupations

What did your Alington ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Clerk In Holy Orders and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Alington. 16% of Alington men worked as a Clerk In Holy Orders and 36% of Alington women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Alington were Clerk (builders) and Assistant Dietitian

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Clerk In Holy Orders
    16%
  • Author
    8%
  • Civil Aviation Pilot
    8%
  • Clerk (builders)
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    36%
  • Private Means
    12%
  • Actress
    6%
  • Assistant Dietitian
    6%

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

Alington Historical Records

What Alington family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Alington. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Alington 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 234 immigration records available for the last name Alington. 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 334 military records available for the last name Alington. For the veterans among your Alington ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Alington Life Expectancy

What is the average Alington lifespan?

Between 1993 and 2003, in the United States, Alington life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Alington in 1993 was 69, and 69 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Alington

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Alington 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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