Acree Family History

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Acree Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Swedish and Norwegian Akre. Possibly an altered form of the English surname Ackary, which is derived from the personal name Zacharias, through misdivision in Middle English of Latin filius Zachariae ‘son of Zachary’.

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


Similar surnames: Acre, Clee, Achee, Free, Akre, Acres, Goree, Albee, Abee, Tree

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Acree Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Acree name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Acree. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    56%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    17%

  • Germanic Europe

    6%

  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples

    3%

  • Norway

    2%

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Acree Family Origin

Where is the Acree family from?

Acree Family Occupations

What did your Acree ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Acree occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Acree's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Acree. A less common occupation for the Acree family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

    57%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Butcher

    5%
  • Farming

    5%

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

Acree Historical Records

What Acree family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Acree. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Acreecensus 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 640 immigration records available for the last name Acree. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Acree. For the veterans among your Acree ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Acree Life Expectancy

What is the average Acree lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Acree life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Acree in 1948 was 46, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Acree

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Acree 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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