Ale Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Ale, a short form of any of the various personal names beginning with Al-. Dutch: unexplained. Estonian: unexplained. Italian (Alé): unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Gale, Wale, Ade, Ales, Alo, Ace, Aye, Hale, Agle, Alf

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Ale Family Origin

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Ale Family Occupations

What did your Ale ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Printer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ale. A less common occupation for the Ale family was Archetect. The most common Ale occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Ale's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    46%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Printer

    7%
  • Archetect

    4%

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

Ale Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Ale Life Expectancy

What is the average Ale lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Ale life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Ale in 1959 was 56, and 84 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ale 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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