Alvarado Family History

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Alvarado Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from a place in Badajoz province called Alvarado.

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

Similar surnames: Albarado, Alcaraz, Laredo, Alfaro, Altamirano, Loredo, Almaraz

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Alvarado Family Origin

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Alvarado Family Occupations

What did your Alvarado ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Alvarado. A less common occupation for the Alvarado family was Miner. The most common Alvarado occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Alvarado's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Miner


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Alvarado ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Alvarado Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Alvarado Life Expectancy

What is the average Alvarado lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Alvarado life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Alvarado in 1943 was 32, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Alvarado

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Alvarado 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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