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Alban Family History

Alban Name Meaning
English, German, Spanish (Albán), Italian, and French: from the personal name Alban (Latin Albanus, originally a habitational name for someone from any of the many places in Italy and elsewhere called Alba). This surname has probably also absorbed some cases of Italian or Spanish Albano.

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

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13,128 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
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1,924 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Alban Families

  • Number of Alban families
     29 - 56
     10 - 28
     1 - 9
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Alban families
     23 - 43
     8 - 22
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Alban families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Alban census records

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Alban Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Alban families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

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Alban Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Alban families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Alban

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Alban Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Alban census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Alban ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Alban Civil War Service Records

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Military records can tell you an ancestor's birthplace, occupation, and even physical description.

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