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Aldi Family History

Aldi Name Meaning

Italian: patronymic from the personal name Aldo, a short form of various compound names of Germanic origin, formed with alda ‘old’, ‘wise’, for example Aldobrando, Arnaldo, Rinaldo.

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


Similar surnames: Bald, Aloi, Rudi, Baldi, Alix, Ales, Altig, Landi, Alm, Loi

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Where is the Aldi family from?

You can see how Aldi families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Aldi family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1891 and 1920. The most Aldi families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 15 Aldi families living in New York. This was about 58% of all the recorded Aldi's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Aldi families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Aldi surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Aldi ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Aldi. 27% of Aldi men worked as a Laborer and 60% of Aldi women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Aldi were Mechanic and Packer.

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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
    27%
  • New Worker
    27%
  • Truck Driver
    17%
  • Mechanic
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    60%
  • Packer
    40%
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What Aldi family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 938 census records available for the last name Aldi. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Aldi 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 347 immigration records available for the last name Aldi. 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 241 military records available for the last name Aldi. For the veterans among your Aldi ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Aldi lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2003, in the United States, Aldi life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Aldi in 1964 was 67, and 74 in 2003.

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