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Alvarez Family History

Alvarez Name Meaning
Spanish (Álvarez): from a patronymic form of the personal name Álvaro (see Alvaro).

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

1,145,265 Historical Documents with Alvarez on Ancestry.com
790,662 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
15,795 Military Records
95,153 Immigration Records
126,530 Census and Voter Lists
117,125 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Alvarez Families

  • Number of Alvarez families
     137 - 271
     46 - 136
     1 - 45
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Alvarez families
     17 - 31
     6 - 16
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Alvarez last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Alvarez Family Origin

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Alvarez Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Alvarez

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Alvarez Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Alvarez census records

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Alvarez Civil War Service Records

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