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Allport Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived at the old town or market from Middle English olde ‘old’ + port ‘town market’ or a habitational name from a place so named such as Alport in Youlgreave Derbyshire or Alport in Church Stoke Montgomeryshire.

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


Similar surnames: Newport, Alborn, Alford, Elliott, Allard, Wallwork, Allcorn, Allgood

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Where is the Allport family from?

You can see how Allport families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Allport family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Allport families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 3 Allport families living in New York. This was about 75% of all the recorded Allport's in USA. New York had the highest population of Allport families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Allport surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Allport ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Allport. 24% of Allport men worked as a Laborer and 31% of Allport women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Allport were Farmer and Stenographer. .

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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
    24%
  • Salesman
    17%
  • Tool Maker
    10%
  • Farmer
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    31%
  • Nurse
    24%
  • Housekeeper
    16%
  • Stenographer
    16%
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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Allport. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Allport. For the veterans among your Allport ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Allport lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Allport life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Allport in 1957 was 70, and 73 in 2004.

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