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Where is the Allan family from?
You can see how Allan families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Allan family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Allan families were found in and Scotland in 1841. In 1840 there were 15 Allan families living in North Carolina. This was about 19% of all the recorded Allan's in USA. North Carolina had the highest population of Allan families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Allan surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Allan. 15% of Allan men worked as a Laborer and 7% of Allan women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Allan were Clerk and Clerk. .