Alverson Family History

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Alverson Name Meaning

Respelling of Swedish Halverson or of Alvarsson, a patronymic from the personal name Alvar (composed of Old Norse alf ‘elf’ + -arr, an element with various origins).

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

Similar surnames: Iverson, Alderson, Halvorson, Salverson, Solverson, Iversen, Anderson

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Alverson Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Alverson name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Alverson. 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


  • France


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Alverson Family Origin

Where is the Alverson family from?

Alverson Family Occupations

What did your Alverson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Alverson. The most common Alverson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Alverson's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Alverson family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming

  • Carpenter


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Alverson ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Alverson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Alverson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Alverson 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 596 immigration records available for the last name Alverson. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Alverson. For the veterans among your Alverson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Alverson Life Expectancy

What is the average Alverson lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Alverson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Alverson in 1950 was 29, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Alverson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Alverson 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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