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Alfred Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Alvred, Old English Ælfr?d ‘elf counsel’. This owed its popularity as a personal name in England chiefly to the fame of the West Saxon king Alfred the Great (849–899), who defeated the Danes, keeping them out of Wessex, and whose court was a great center of learning and culture.

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


Similar surnames: Allred, Aldred, Alfrey, Clare, Alford, Galford, Palfrey, Elford

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Alfred Family Origin

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Alfred Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Alfred family was Keeping House. The most common Alfred occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Alfred's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Alfred.

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Alfred Life Expectancy

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Famous Alfred Family

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)

James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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