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Alexa Family History

Alexa Name Meaning

Czech and Slovak: from a short form of the personal name Alexis or Alexander.

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


Similar surnames: Lexa, Alex, Alexy, Ales, Alix, Aleck, Lex, Ale, Lena, Klema

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Where is the Alexa family from?

You can see how Alexa families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Alexa family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Alexa families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 8 Alexa families living in Kansas. This was about 42% of all the recorded Alexa's in the USA. Kansas had the highest population of Alexa families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Alexa surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Alexa ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Alexa. 40% of Alexa men worked as a Laborer and 43% of Alexa women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Alexa were Leather Worker and Housewife.

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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
    40%
  • Farmer
    14%
  • Miner
    10%
  • Leather Worker
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    43%
  • Waitress
    29%
  • Housewife
    29%
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What Alexa family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Alexa. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Alexa 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 695 immigration records available for the last name Alexa. 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 359 military records available for the last name Alexa. For the veterans among your Alexa ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Alexa lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Alexa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Alexa in 1955 was 49, and 77 in 2004.

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