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Albro Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places called Aldborough (in Norfolk and North Yorkshire) or Aldbrough (in East and North Yorkshire), or possibly a variant of Albury. All of these places were named with Old English eald ‘old’ + burh ‘stronghold’.

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


Similar surnames: Albury, Alborn, Albee, Albano, Alban, Bro, Alfaro, Alamo, Valero

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Where is the Albro family from?

You can see how Albro families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Albro family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Albro families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 43 Albro families living in New York. This was about 39% of all the recorded Albro's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Albro families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Albro surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Albro ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Albro. 21% of Albro men worked as a Laborer and 19% of Albro women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Albro were Manager 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

  • Laborer
    21%
  • Farmer
    16%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Manager
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    19%
  • Housekeeper
    10%
  • Housework
    8%
  • Teacher
    7%
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Census Records

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Albro. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Albro 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 753 immigration records available for the last name Albro. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Albro. For the veterans among your Albro ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Albro lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Albro life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Albro in 1957 was 62, and 71 in 2004.

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