Acre Family History

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Acre Name Meaning

English: probably a variant of Acker or perhaps Ackary (see Acree). Possibly also an Americanized spelling of Norwegian Aakre, or German or Dutch Acker, or South German Egger.

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

Similar surnames: Acree, Agre, Ace, Ayre, Acres, Acker, Able, Hire, Ary, Arey

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Acre Family Origin

Where is the Acre family from?

Acre Family Occupations

What did your Acre ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Acre family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Acre. The most common Acre occupation in the USA was Farmer. 59% of Acre's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Farming


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

Acre Historical Records

What Acre family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Acre. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Acre census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 297 immigration records available for the last name Acre. 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 Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Acre. For the veterans among your Acre ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Acre Life Expectancy

What is the average Acre lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Acre life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Acre in 1963 was 70, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Acre

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Acre ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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