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Alderman Family History

Alderman Name Meaning
Southern English: status name from Middle English alderman, Old English ealdorman, literally ‘elder’. In medieval England an alderman was a member of the governing body of a city or borough; also the head of a guild.

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

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79,585 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
10,839 Military Records
4,007 Immigration Records
61,918 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Alderman Families

  • Number of Alderman families
     74 - 146
     25 - 73
     1 - 24
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Alderman families
     136 - 270
     46 - 135
     1 - 45
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Alderman last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Alderman census records

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Alderman Family Origin

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Alderman Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Alderman

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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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Alderman Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Alderman census records

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Alderman Civil War Service Records

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