Alonso Family History

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Alonso Name Meaning

Spanish: from the personal name Alonso, a cognate of Alfonso.

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

Similar surnames: Alfonso, Alonzo, Alonge, D'alonzo, Alphonso, Alviso, Aronson, Afonso

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Alonso Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Alonso name?

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

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  • Spain


  • Portugal


  • Native American—North, Central, South


  • France


  • England & Wales


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Alonso Family Origin

Where is the Alonso family from?

Alonso Family Occupations

What did your Alonso ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Baker and Cigar Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Alonso. The most common Alonso occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Alonso's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Alonso family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

  • Baker

  • Cigar Maker

  • Keeping House


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

Alonso Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Alonso. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Alonso 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 32,000 immigration records available for the last name Alonso. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Alonso. For the veterans among your Alonso ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Alonso Life Expectancy

What is the average Alonso lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Alonso life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Alonso in 1953 was 56, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Alonso

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Alonso 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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