Alkire Family History

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Alkire Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Allgeier.

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

Similar surnames: Allgire, Alguire, Alwine, Waymire, Admire, Altice, Axline, Hire

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Alkire Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Alkire name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Alkire. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • Sweden


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Alkire Family Origin

Where is the Alkire family from?

Alkire Family Occupations

What did your Alkire ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Alkire. The most common Alkire occupation in the USA was Farmer. 69% of Alkire's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Alkire family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Laborer


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Alkire Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Alkire. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Alkire 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 257 immigration records available for the last name Alkire. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Alkire. For the veterans among your Alkire ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Alkire Life Expectancy

What is the average Alkire lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Alkire life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Alkire in 1946 was 51, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Alkire

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Alkire 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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