Alvarez Family History

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Alvarez Name Meaning

Spanish (Álvarez): from a patronymic form of the personal name Álvaro (see Alvaro).

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


Similar surnames: Alvares, Alvaro, Olivarez, Florez, Galvez, Almaraz, Allard, Alvidrez

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Alvarez Family Origin

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Alvarez Family Occupations

What did your Alvarez ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Cigar Maker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Alvarez. 29% of Alvarez men worked as a Laborer and 10% of Alvarez women worked as a Cigar Maker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Alvarez were Farm Laborer and Maid

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    29%
  • Cigar Maker
    5%
  • Farmer
    4%
  • Farm Laborer
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Cigar Maker
    10%
  • Seamstress
    7%
  • Housekeeper
    6%
  • Maid
    5%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Alvarez Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 127,000 census records available for the last name Alvarez. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Alvarez 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 132,000 immigration records available for the last name Alvarez. 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 16,000 military records available for the last name Alvarez. For the veterans among your Alvarez ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Alvarez Life Expectancy

What is the average Alvarez lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Alvarez life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Alvarez in 1940 was 44, and 68 in 2004.

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