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Alborn Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Albourne in West Sussex, named from Old English alor ‘alder’ + burna ‘stream’, or possibly from Aldbourne in Wiltshire, which is named with Old English Ealding ‘(people) associated with Ealda’ + burna ‘stream’.

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


Similar surnames: Alton, Ogborn, Lamborn, Aborn, Welborn, Albro, Alford, Albury, Alcorn

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Where is the Alborn family from?

You can see how Alborn families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Alborn family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Alborn families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 3 Alborn families living in Indiana. This was about 75% of all the recorded Alborn's in the USA. Indiana had the highest population of Alborn families in 1840.
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What did your Alborn ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the US named Alborn. 35% of Alborn men worked as a Farmer.

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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
    35%
  • Operator
    14%
  • Laborer
    14%
  • Farming
    12%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Alborn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Alborn 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 365 immigration records available for the last name Alborn. 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 361 military records available for the last name Alborn. For the veterans among your Alborn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Alborn lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Alborn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Alborn in 1959 was 62, and 84 in 2004.

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