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Albain Family History

Albain Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Albin, Alban, Allain, Bain, Albany, Blain, Alba, Albano, Aubin

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Where is the Albain family from?

You can see how Albain families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Albain family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Albain families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 4 Albain families living in Michigan. This was about 36% of all the recorded Albain's in USA. Michigan had the highest population of Albain families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Albain surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Albain ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Albain ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Census Records

There are 257 census records available for the last name Albain. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Albain census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 37 immigration records available for the last name Albain. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 42 military records available for the last name Albain. For the veterans among your Albain ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Albain lifespan?

Between 1971 and 1999, in the United States, Albain life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Albain in 1971 was 69, and 78 in 1999.

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