Alo Name Meaning

Italian (Alò): perhaps from an Italian adaption of the Catalan personal name Eloi, equivalent of Italian Eligio, from French Eloy. The cult of St Eligio, patron of horses and blacksmiths, was very popular in the Middle Ages. Alternatively, the family name could be from Greek alós ‘prisoners’, ‘captives’. Spanish: unexplained. Samoan and Hawaiian: unexplained.

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

Similar surnames: Malo, Ale, Calo, Aloi, Albo, Aleo, Palo, Aho, Aro, Alm

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Alo Family Origin

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Alo Family Occupations

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In 1940, Laborer and Cook were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Alo. 39% of Alo men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Alo women worked as a Cook. Some less common occupations for Americans named Alo were Carpenter and Beauty Operator

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Helper Laundry
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Cook
  • Teacher
  • Beauty Operator

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Alo Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Alo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Alo in 1962 was 53, and 74 in 2003.

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