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Alia Name Meaning

Southern Italian (Sicily and Calabria): variant of Elia.

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

Similar surnames: Elia, Lia, Melia, Alma, Cala, Calia, Malia, Aloia, Ales, Lala

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Where is the Alia family from?

You can see how Alia families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Alia family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Alia families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 2 Alia families living in Michigan. This was about 67% of all the recorded Alia's in USA. Michigan had the highest population of Alia families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Alia surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Alia ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Alia. 35% of Alia men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Alia women worked as an Operator. .

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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
  • Salesman
  • Truck Driver
  • Painter

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Operator
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Alia. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Alia 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 556 immigration records available for the last name Alia. 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 233 military records available for the last name Alia. For the veterans among your Alia ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Alia lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Alia life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Alia in 1953 was 51, and 79 in 2004.

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