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Alois Family History

Alois 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: Allis, Lois, Valois, Aloi, Blois, Aldis, Salois, Altis, Aloia, Aloisi

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Where is the Alois family from?

You can see how Alois families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Alois family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Alois families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 14 Alois families living in London. This was about 78% of all the recorded Alois's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Alois families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Alois surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Alois ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Alois. 30% of Alois men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Alois women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Alois were Machinist and Assistant. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    30%
  • Bartender
    24%
  • Clerk
    12%
  • Machinist
    12%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
    34%
  • Typist
    34%
  • Assistant
    34%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Alois. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Alois census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 945 immigration records available for the last name Alois. 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 Cards

There are 688 military records available for the last name Alois. For the veterans among your Alois ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Alois lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Alois life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Alois in 1963 was 61, and 86 in 2004.

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