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Allis Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English and Old French female personal name Alis (Alice), which, together with its diminutive Alison, was extremely popular in England in the Middle Ages. The personal name is of Germanic origin, brought to England from France by the Normans; it is a contracted form of Germanic Adalhaid(is), which is composed of the elements adal ‘noble’ + haid ‘brilliance’, ‘beauty’.

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


Similar surnames: Fallis, Rallis, Alles, Wallis, Ellis, Allin, Annis, Albin, Alley

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Allis Family Origin

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Allis Family Occupations

What did your Allis ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Allis occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Allis's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Allis family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Allis.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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Allis Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Allis Life Expectancy

What is the average Allis lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Allis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Allis in 1957 was 34, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Allis

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Allis 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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