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Alsdorf Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of several places called Alsdorf.

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


Similar surnames: Walsdorf, Kasdorf, Waldorf, Arensdorf, Alstott, Allendorf, Reisdorf

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Where is the Alsdorf family from?

You can see how Alsdorf families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Alsdorf family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1920. The most Alsdorf families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 14 Alsdorf families living in New York. This was about 82% of all the recorded Alsdorf's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Alsdorf families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Alsdorf surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Alsdorf ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Clerk and Secretary were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Alsdorf. 13% of Alsdorf men worked as a Clerk and 67% of Alsdorf women worked as a Secretary. Some less common occupations for Americans named Alsdorf were Truck Driver and Housewife.

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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

  • Clerk
    13%
  • Laborer
    13%
  • Carpenter
    10%
  • Truck Driver
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Secretary
    67%
  • Housewife
    34%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Alsdorf. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Alsdorf 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 296 immigration records available for the last name Alsdorf. 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 687 military records available for the last name Alsdorf. For the veterans among your Alsdorf ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Alsdorf lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2003, in the United States, Alsdorf life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Alsdorf in 1957 was 52, and 78 in 2003.

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