Aldous Family History

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Aldous Name Meaning

English (chiefly East Anglia): from the Middle English female personal name Aldus, a pet form of any of the numerous Old English personal names formed with a first element (e)ald ‘old’.

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


Similar surnames: Alcock, Aldis, Fallows, Aldi, Alders, Alborn, Ales, Amos, Baldus

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Aldous Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Aldous name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Aldous. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    61%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    19%

  • Germanic Europe

    5%

  • Norway

    3%

  • Sweden

    3%

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Aldous Family Origin

Where is the Aldous family from?

Aldous Family Occupations

What did your Aldous ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Aldous occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Aldous's were Farmers. Farmer, Blacksmith and Harnes Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Aldous. A less common occupation for the Aldous family was House Painter.

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  • Farmer

    60%
  • Blacksmith

    7%
  • Harnes Maker

    7%
  • House Painter

    7%

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

Aldous Historical Records

What Aldous family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 31,000 census records available for the last name Aldous. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Aldous 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 Aldous. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Aldous. For the veterans among your Aldous ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Aldous Life Expectancy

What is the average Aldous lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Aldous life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Aldous in 1959 was 54, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Aldous

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Aldous 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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