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Alba Name Meaning

Spanish, Italian, and Romanian: habitational name from any of the places named in any of these languages with this element. Its meaning is various and disputed; the coincidence in form with Latin alba (feminine) ‘white’ is suggestive, but in many cases the name is pre-Roman and denotes a site on a hill or mountain.

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


Similar surnames: Alban, Albo, Alma, Alva, Palla, Albu, Alber, Pla, Olea, Baba

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Alba Family Origin

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Alba Family Occupations

What did your Alba ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Painter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Alba. The most common Alba occupation in the USA was Farmer. 12% of Alba's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Alba family was At Home.

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  • Farmer

    12%
  • Keeping House

    12%
  • Painter

    12%
  • At Home

    6%

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

Alba Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Alba Life Expectancy

What is the average Alba lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Alba life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Alba in 1952 was 43, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Alba

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Alba 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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