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Alegria Name Meaning

Spanish (Alegría) and Portuguese: nickname from Spanish alegría or Portuguese alegria ‘joy’, ‘happiness’. Castilianized form of Basque Alegia, a habitational name from any of the towns named Alegia in the Basque Country.

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


Similar surnames: Eguia, Alegre, Gloria, Valencia, Valera, Alagna, Austria, Algarin

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Alegria Family Origin

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Alegria Family Occupations

What did your Alegria ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Alegria occupation in the USA was Farm Hand. 20% of Alegria's were Farm Hands. Farm Hand, Farmer & Sheep Raiser and Herder were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Alegria. A less common occupation for the Alegria family was Laborer.

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  • Farm Hand

    20%
  • Farmer & Sheep Raiser

    20%
  • Herder

    20%
  • Laborer

    20%

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

Alegria Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Alegria Life Expectancy

What is the average Alegria lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Alegria life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Alegria in 1961 was 69, and 52 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Alegria

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Alegria 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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