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Andres Family History

Andres Name Meaning

German: variant of Andreas . This surname is also found in France (Alsace and Lorraine). English: variant of Andrews . Spanish: from a vernacular form of the personal name Andreas .

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

Similar surnames: Andreas, Andre, Andras, Andris, Andries, Andrew, Andreu, Andros

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Where is the Andres family from?

You can see how Andres families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Andres family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Andres families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 15 Andres families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 42% of all the recorded Andres's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Andres families in 1840.
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What did your Andres ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Andres. 22% of Andres men worked as a Laborer and 11% of Andres women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Andres were Clerk 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

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Teacher
  • Housekeeper
  • Housewife
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 10,000 immigration records available for the last name Andres. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Andres. For the veterans among your Andres ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Andres lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Andres life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Andres in 1946 was 45, and 73 in 2004.

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