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Alstrom Name Meaning

Swedish (Alström): variant of Ahlström (see Ahlstrom ).

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


Similar surnames: Salstrom, Walstrom, Ahlstrom, Halstrom, Sahlstrom, Elfstrom, Safstrom

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Where is the Alstrom family from?

You can see how Alstrom families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Alstrom family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Alstrom families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 30 Alstrom families living in Kansas. This was about 29% of all the recorded Alstrom's in USA. Kansas had the highest population of Alstrom families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Alstrom surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Alstrom ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Alstrom. 18% of Alstrom men worked as a Salesman and 17% of Alstrom women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Alstrom were Carpenter and Secretary. .

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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

  • Salesman
    18%
  • Farmer
    18%
  • Laborer
    18%
  • Carpenter
    15%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    17%
  • Clerk
    13%
  • Housekeeper
    13%
  • Secretary
    13%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Alstrom. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Alstrom 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Alstrom. 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 275 military records available for the last name Alstrom. For the veterans among your Alstrom ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Alstrom lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Alstrom life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Alstrom in 1963 was 83, and 74 in 2004.

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