Alders Family History

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Alders Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name mentioned at Alder 2 or a variant of the topographic name Alder. Dutch: patronymic from the personal name Aldert (see Alderink).

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

Similar surnames: Alder, Anders, Alles, Albers, Alpers, Aders, Alderson, Alers, Albert

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Alders Family Origin

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Alders Family Occupations

What did your Alders ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Alders occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Alders's were Farmers. Farmer, Butcher and Caulker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Alders. A less common occupation for the Alders family was House Keeping.

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  • Farmer

  • Butcher

  • Caulker

  • House Keeping


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

Alders Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Alders. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Alders 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Alders. 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 468 military records available for the last name Alders. For the veterans among your Alders ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Alders Life Expectancy

What is the average Alders lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Alders life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Alders in 1946 was 44, and 80 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Alders 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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