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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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Where is the Albers family from?

You can see how Albers families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Albers family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Albers families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 2 Albers families living in Maryland. This was about 33% of all the recorded Albers's in the USA. Maryland and 1 other state had the highest population of Albers families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Albers surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Albers ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Albers. 25% of Albers men worked as a Farmer and 9% of Albers women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Albers were Farming and Maid.

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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
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Farming

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Housewife
  • Stenographer
  • Maid
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Census Records

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 Lists

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 Cards

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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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.

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