Alpha Name Meaning

German: Hellenization of the surname A(a) (which is probably derived from a river name), adopted with reference to the first letter of the Greek alphabet. Helene Alpha is documented in Nuremberg in 1167.

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

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Alpha Family Origin

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Alpha Family Occupations

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  • Carpenter

    20%
  • At Home

    10%
  • County Guard

    10%
  • Grocer

    10%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Alpha family was Grocer. The most common Alpha occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 20% of Alpha's were Carpenters. Carpenter, At Home and County Guard were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Alpha.

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Alpha Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2003, Alpha life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Alpha in 1963 was 54, and 72 in 2003.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Alpha

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