Alers Family History

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Alers Name Meaning

Of Hispanic origin: apparently a topographic name from Catalan alers ‘larch’. However, this surname is not found in Spain. Dutch: reduced form of Alders.

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

Similar surnames: Alders, Akers, Lees, Ahlers, Leys, Alber, Vales, Sales, Albers, Ales

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Alers Family Origin

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Alers Family Occupations

What did your Alers ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Alers occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 20% of Alers's were Carpenters. A less common occupation for the Alers family was Physician. Carpenter, Farmer and Grocer Drumer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Alers.

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  • Carpenter

  • Farmer

  • Grocer Drumer

  • Physician


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Alers Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Alers. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Alers 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Alers. 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 718 military records available for the last name Alers. For the veterans among your Alers ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Alers Life Expectancy

What is the average Alers lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Alers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Alers in 1964 was 76, and 73 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Alers 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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