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Albanese Name Meaning

Southern Italian: ethnic name from albanese ‘(an) Albanian’, applied to someone from Albania or from one of the Albanian settlements in Abruzzo, Apulia, Campania, and Sicily.

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

Similar surnames: Lanese, Calvanese, Milanese, Catanese, Arbanas, Granese, L'agnese

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Where is the Albanese family from?

You can see how Albanese families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Albanese family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Albanese families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 10 Albanese families living in New Brunswick. This was about 59% of all the recorded Albanese's in Canada. New Brunswick had the highest population of Albanese families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Albanese surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Albanese ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Albanese. 22% of Albanese men worked as a Laborer and 19% of Albanese women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Albanese were Clerk and New Worker.

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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.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Proprietor
  • Truck Driver
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
  • Clerk
  • Machine Operator
  • New Worker
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What Albanese family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Albanese. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Albanese 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 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Albanese. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Albanese. For the veterans among your Albanese ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Albanese lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Albanese life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Albanese in 1949 was 41, and 74 in 2004.

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