Alfson Family History

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Alfson Name Meaning

Scandinavian: patronymic from the personal name Alf.

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

Similar surnames: Olafson, Allison, Rolfson, Olsson, Asleson, Alexson, Elofson, Alston

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Alfson Family Origin

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Alfson Family Occupations

What did your Alfson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Alfson family was Keeping House. Farmer, Carpenter and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Alfson. The most common Alfson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 75% of Alfson's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Farming

  • Keeping House


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

Alfson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Alfson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Alfson 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 239 immigration records available for the last name Alfson. 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 343 military records available for the last name Alfson. For the veterans among your Alfson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Alfson Life Expectancy

What is the average Alfson lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Alfson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Alfson in 1962 was 77, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Alfson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Alfson 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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