Alanis Family History

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Alanis Name Meaning

Spanish (Alanís) and Portuguese: variant of Alaniz. Greek: from alani ‘open space’, ‘square’ (Turkish alan), a nickname for an idler, someone whose time was spent loafing around in the square of a town or village.

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

Similar surnames: Galanis, Alaniz, Ganis, Landis, Laris, Danis, Lavis, Galanos, Lais

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Alanis Family Origin

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Alanis Family Occupations

What did your Alanis ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Alanis occupation in the USA was Laborer. 23% of Alanis's were Laborers. Laborer, Sheep Raiser and Stock Raiser were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Alanis. A less common occupation for the Alanis family was Farmer.

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  • Laborer

  • Sheep Raiser

  • Stock Raiser

  • Farmer


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

Alanis Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Alanis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Alanis 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Alanis. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Alanis. For the veterans among your Alanis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Alanis Life Expectancy

What is the average Alanis lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Alanis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Alanis in 1955 was 42, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Alanis

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Alanis 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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