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Alanis Family History

Alanis Name Meaning
Spanish (Alanís) and Portuguese: variant of Alaniz.Greek: from alani ‘open space’, ‘square’ (Turkish alan), a nickname for an idler, someone whose time was spent loafing around in the square of a town or village.

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

101,205 Historical Documents with Alanis on Ancestry.com
73,094 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
352 Military Records
4,815 Immigration Records
9,987 Census and Voter Lists
12,957 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Alanis Families

  • Number of Alanis families
     45 - 87
     16 - 44
     1 - 15
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Alanis families
     5 - 7
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Alanis last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Alanis census records

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Alanis Family Origin

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Alanis Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Alanis

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Alanis Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Alanis census records

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Alanis Civil War Service Records

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