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Alderson Family History

Alderson Name Meaning
Northern English: patronymic from the personal name mentioned at Alder 2.

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

542,442 Historical Documents with Alderson on Ancestry.com
145,588 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
8,844 Military Records
10,357 Immigration Records
97,087 Census and Voter Lists
280,566 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Alderson Families

  • Number of Alderson families
     44 - 85
     15 - 43
     1 - 14
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Alderson families
     883 - 1,764
     295 - 882
     1 - 294
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Alderson families
     5 - 8
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Alderson Family Origin

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Alderson Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Alderson

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Alderson Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Alderson census records

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Alderson Civil War Service Records

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