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Albea Name Meaning

Variant spelling of English Alb(e)y (see Albee).

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


Similar surnames: Albee, Alles, Allee, Lea, Albin, Alder, Aubel, Blea, Aube, Amber

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Where is the Albea family from?

You can see how Albea families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Albea family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Albea families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 9 Albea families living in North Carolina. This was about 90% of all the recorded Albea's in the USA. North Carolina had the highest population of Albea families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Albea surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Albea ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Albea. 39% of Albea men worked as a Farmer and 43% of Albea women worked as a Seamstress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Albea were Helper and Teacher.

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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
    39%
  • Salesman
    20%
  • Laborer
    10%
  • Helper
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Seamstress
    43%
  • Spinner
    29%
  • Teacher
    29%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Albea. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Albea 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 80 immigration records available for the last name Albea. 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 538 military records available for the last name Albea. For the veterans among your Albea ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Albea lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Albea life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Albea in 1956 was 31, and 66 in 2004.

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