Alward Family History

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Alward Name Meaning

English: variant of Aylward. North German: variant of Alwardt.

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

Similar surnames: Elward, Alwardt, Allwardt, Almand, Soward, Callard, Milward, Alvord

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Alward Family Origin

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Alward Family Occupations

What did your Alward ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Alward family was Carpenter. The most common Alward occupation in the UK was Smack Owner. 14% of Alward's were Smack Owners. Smack Owner, Brickmaker and Butcher Master were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Alward.

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  • Smack Owner

  • Brickmaker

  • Butcher Master

  • Carpenter


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

Alward Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Alward. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Alward 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 Alward. 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 Alward. For the veterans among your Alward ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Alward Life Expectancy

What is the average Alward lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Alward life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 1960. The average life expectancy for Alward in 1960 was 87, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Alward

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Alward 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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