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Alvaro Family History

Alvaro Name Meaning

Spanish and Portuguese (Álvaro); Italian: from the personal name Álvaro Alvaro which is of ancient Germanic (Visigothic) origin but the exact etymology is not clear.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Amaro, Claro, Alvares, Alvarez, Alfaro, Allard, Alamo, Alvino, Galvan

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Where is the Alvaro family from?

You can see how Alvaro families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Alvaro family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Alvaro families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 4 Alvaro families living in British Columbia. This was 100% of all the recorded Alvaro's in Canada. British Columbia had the highest population of Alvaro families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Alvaro surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Alvaro ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Labourer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Alvaro. 100% of Alvaro men worked as a Labourer. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Labourer
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Alvaro. 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 Cards

There are 604 military records available for the last name Alvaro. For the veterans among your Alvaro ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Alvaro lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Alvaro life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Alvaro in 1958 was 40, and 74 in 2004.

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