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Alvarez Name Meaning

Spanish (Álvarez): from a patronymic form of the personal name Álvaro (see Alvaro).

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


Similar surnames: Alvares, Alvaro, Olivarez, Florez, Galvez, Almaraz, Allard, Alvidrez

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Alvarez Family Origin

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Alvarez Family Occupations

What did your Alvarez ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Alvarez family was Keeping House. The most common Alvarez occupation in the USA was Laborer. 21% of Alvarez's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Cigar Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Alvarez.

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  • Laborer

    21%
  • Farmer

    18%
  • Cigar Maker

    16%
  • Keeping House

    10%

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

Alvarez Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Alvarez Life Expectancy

What is the average Alvarez lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Alvarez life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Alvarez in 1940 was 44, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Alvarez

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Alvarez 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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