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Allred Family History

Allred Name Meaning

English: variant of Aldred

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Alfred, Aldred, Alley, Allard, Clare, Alfrey, Ellen, Allen, Allman

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Where is the Allred family from?

You can see how Allred families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Allred family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Allred families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 21 Allred families living in North Carolina. This was about 43% of all the recorded Allred's in USA. North Carolina had the highest population of Allred families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Allred surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Allred ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Allred. 25% of Allred men worked as a Farmer and 10% of Allred women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Allred were Salesman and Seamstress. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    25%
  • Laborer
    17%
  • Truck Driver
    5%
  • Salesman
    4%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    10%
  • Housekeeper
    8%
  • Stenographer
    6%
  • Seamstress
    5%
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Census Records

There are 35,000 census records available for the last name Allred. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Allred 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Allred. 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 11,000 military records available for the last name Allred. For the veterans among your Allred ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Allred lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Allred life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Allred in 1948 was 59, and 72 in 2004.

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