Albrecht Family History

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Albrecht Name Meaning

German: from the personal name, composed of Germanic adal ‘noble’ + berht ‘bright’, ‘famous’. Compare Albert. This surname is also found in Slovenia, also in the Slovenized form Albreht.

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

Similar surnames: Elbrecht, Albert, Hambrecht, Lebrecht, Brecht, Armbrecht, Ulbrich

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Albrecht Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Albrecht name?

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

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  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Sweden


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Albrecht Family Origin

Where is the Albrecht family from?

Albrecht Family Occupations

What did your Albrecht ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Shoemaker and Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Albrecht. A less common occupation for the Albrecht family was Factory Hand. The most common Albrecht occupation in Canada was Farmer. 27% of Albrecht's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Shoemaker

  • Clerk

  • Factory Hand


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

Albrecht Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 78,000 census records available for the last name Albrecht. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Albrecht 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 30,000 immigration records available for the last name Albrecht. 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 52,000 military records available for the last name Albrecht. For the veterans among your Albrecht ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Albrecht Life Expectancy

What is the average Albrecht lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Albrecht life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Albrecht in 1941 was 62, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Albrecht

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Albrecht 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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