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Ales Name Meaning

Italian (Sicily): regional variant of Alessi . Slovenian and Czech (Aleš): from the personal name Aleš from Latin Alexius (see Alexis ). As a Czech name it may also be from an old pet form of the personal name Albert . Dutch and German: variant of Alles or Ahles ; compare also Ale 5.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Ale, Eales, Bales, Ames, Kales, Fales, Ahles, Ades, Vales, Oles

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Where is the Ales family from?

You can see how Ales families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ales family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Ales families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 2 Ales families living in Michigan. This was about 22% of all the recorded Ales's in USA. Michigan and 2 other states had the highest population of Ales families in 1840.
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What did your Ales ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Ales. 26% of Ales men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Ales women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ales were Miner and Maid. .

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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
  • Farmer
  • Truck Driver
  • Miner

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Seamstress
  • New Worker
  • Maid
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Ales. 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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There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Ales. For the veterans among your Ales ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ales lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Ales life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Ales in 1946 was 28, and 69 in 2004.

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