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Albee Name Meaning

Variant spelling of English Alb(e)y, a habitational name from Alby in Norfolk or Ailby in Lincolnshire, both named with the Old Norse personal name Áli + Old Norse býr ‘farmstead’.

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


Similar surnames: Lee, Arber, Alber, Alger, Albea, Clee, Allee, Alley, Alder, Aubel

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Where is the Albee family from?

You can see how Albee families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Albee family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Albee families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 40 Albee families living in Massachusetts. This was about 38% of all the recorded Albee's in the USA. Massachusetts had the highest population of Albee families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Albee surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Albee ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Albee. 16% of Albee men worked as a Laborer and 13% of Albee women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Albee were Carpenter and Stenographer.

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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

  • Laborer
    16%
  • Farmer
    9%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Carpenter
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    13%
  • Housekeeper
    13%
  • Clerk
    12%
  • Stenographer
    11%
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Census Records

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Albee. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Albee 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 Albee. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Albee. For the veterans among your Albee ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Albee lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Albee life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Albee in 1944 was 24, and 78 in 2004.

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