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Alves Family History

Alves Name Meaning
Portuguese: the usual Portuguese form of Alvares.

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

232,517 Historical Documents with Alves on Ancestry.com
157,079 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
4,054 Military Records
13,235 Immigration Records
18,268 Census and Voter Lists
39,881 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Alves Families

  • Number of Alves families
     119 - 236
     40 - 118
     1 - 39
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Alves families
     19 - 35
     7 - 18
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Alves families
     18 - 34
     7 - 17
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Alves census records

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Alves Family Origin

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Alves Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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

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Average Life Expectancy for Alves

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Alves Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Alves census records

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Alves Civil War Service Records

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