Alvis Family History

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Alvis Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Alvin.

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

Similar surnames: Alvin, Aldis, Avis, Allis, Lavis, Alles, Callis, Amis, Parvis, Jarvis

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Alvis Family Origin

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Alvis Family Occupations

What did your Alvis ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Alvis occupation in the UK was Farmer. 49% of Alvis's were Farmers. Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Carpenters Labourers Widow were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Alvis. A less common occupation for the Alvis family was Charwoman.

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  • Farmer

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Carpenters Labourers Widow

  • Charwoman


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

Alvis Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Alvis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Alvis 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Alvis. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Alvis. For the veterans among your Alvis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Alvis Life Expectancy

What is the average Alvis lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Alvis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Alvis in 1951 was 38, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Alvis

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Alvis 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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