Alderson Family History

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Alderson Name Meaning

Northern English: patronymic from the personal name mentioned at Alder 2.

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


Similar surnames: Anderson, Alverson, Alderton, Alders, Enderson, Sanderson, Randerson

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Alderson Family Origin

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Alderson Family Occupations

What did your Alderson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Alderson. The most common Alderson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Alderson's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Alderson family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • Farming

    3%

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

Alderson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Alderson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Alderson 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Alderson. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Alderson. For the veterans among your Alderson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Alderson Life Expectancy

What is the average Alderson lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Alderson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Alderson in 1945 was 23, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Alderson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Alderson 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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