Alves Name Meaning

Portuguese: the usual Portuguese form of Alvares.

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

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Alves Family Origin

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Alves Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Alves family was Keeping House. The most common Alves occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Alves's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Alves.

Source: Census data for Alves | Data not to scale

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Alves Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1953 and 2004, Alves life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Alves in 1953 was 70, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Alves

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