Alvord Family History

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Alvord Name Meaning

Southwestern English: variant of Alford, from Alford in Somerset; the spelling reflects the southwestern English dialect pronunciation.

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

Similar surnames: Alford, Allford, Algood, Lord, Acord, Almond, Galford, Record, Alwood

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Alvord Family Origin

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Alvord Family Occupations

What did your Alvord ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Alvord. 16% of Alvord men worked as a Laborer and 13% of Alvord women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Alvord were Salesman and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Carpenter
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Housekeeper
  • Secretary
  • Stenographer

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

Alvord Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Alvord. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Alvord 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Alvord. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Alvord. For the veterans among your Alvord ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Alvord Life Expectancy

What is the average Alvord lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Alvord life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Alvord in 1955 was 34, and 82 in 2004.

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