Alanis Family History

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Alanis Name Meaning

Spanish (Alanís) and Portuguese: variant of Alaniz. Greek: from alani ‘open space’, ‘square’ (Turkish alan), a nickname for an idler, someone whose time was spent loafing around in the square of a town or village.

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


Similar surnames: Galanis, Alaniz, Ganis, Landis, Laris, Danis, Lavis, Galanos, Lais

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Alanis Family Origin

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Alanis Family Occupations

What did your Alanis ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Domestic were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Alanis. 31% of Alanis men worked as a Laborer and 9% of Alanis women worked as a Domestic. Some less common occupations for Americans named Alanis were Clerk and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    31%
  • Farmer
    11%
  • Farm Laborer
    8%
  • Clerk
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Domestic
    9%
  • Housewife
    9%
  • House Work
    6%
  • Housekeeper
    6%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Alanis Historical Records

What Alanis family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Alanis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Alanis 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Alanis. 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 360 military records available for the last name Alanis. For the veterans among your Alanis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Alanis Life Expectancy

What is the average Alanis lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Alanis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Alanis in 1955 was 42, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Alanis

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Alanis 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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