Albers Family History

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Albers Name Meaning

Dutch, North German, and Danish: patronymic from the personal name Albert.

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


Similar surnames: Alberts, Albert, Elbers, Alpers, Alber, Alders, Alles, Abels, Hubers

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Albers Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Albers name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Albers. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    43%

  • Germanic Europe

    24%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    13%

  • Norway

    5%

  • Sweden

    4%

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Albers Family Origin

Where is the Albers family from?

Albers Family Occupations

What did your Albers ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Albers. The most common Albers occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Albers's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Albers family was Tailor.

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    3%
  • Tailor

    3%

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

Albers Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 33,000 census records available for the last name Albers. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Albers 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 106,000 immigration records available for the last name Albers. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Albers. For the veterans among your Albers ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Albers Life Expectancy

What is the average Albers lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Albers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Albers in 1944 was 33, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Albers

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Albers 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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