Acres Family History

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Acres Name Meaning

English and Irish: variant spelling of Akers.

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


Similar surnames: Ayres, Acre, Acree, Bires, Alles, Ackers, Mires, Arey, Aves, Wares

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Acres Family Origin

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Acres Family Occupations

What did your Acres ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Acres occupation in Canada was Farmer. 50% of Acres's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Acres family was Hotel Keeper. Farmer, Bank Clerk and Cultivateur were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Acres.

View Census data for Acres | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    50%
  • Bank Clerk

    6%
  • Cultivateur

    6%
  • Hotel Keeper

    6%

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

Acres Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Acres. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Acres 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 Acres. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Acres. For the veterans among your Acres ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Acres Life Expectancy

What is the average Acres lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Acres life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Acres in 1961 was 23, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Acres

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Acres 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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