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Alban Family History

Alban Name Meaning

English; Spanish (Albán): from the personal name Alban Spanish Albán from Latin Albanus originally a habitational name for someone from any of the many places in Italy and elsewhere called Alba. Galician (Albán): habitational name from any of the places called Albán in Galicia Spain. Irish: variant of Albin . Italian: variant of Albano .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Albano, Alba, Albin, Allman, Albany, Urban, Alan, Orban, Ban, Olan

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Where is the Alban family from?

You can see how Alban families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Alban family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Alban families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 23 Alban families living in Ontario. This was about 38% of all the recorded Alban's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Alban families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Alban surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Alban ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Institutrice were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Alban. 100% of Alban men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Alban women worked as an Institutrice. .

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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 1921

  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Institutrice
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Census Records

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Alban. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Alban census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Alban. 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 Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Alban. For the veterans among your Alban ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Alban lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Alban life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Alban in 1945 was 44, and 73 in 2004.

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