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Alverson Surname Meaning

Variant of Halverson a surname of Norwegian Danish or Swedish origin.

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

Similar surnames: Iverson, Alderson, Halvorson, Salverson, Solverson, Iversen, Anderson

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Where is the Alverson family from?

You can see how Alverson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Alverson family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Alverson families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there was 1 Alverson family living in British Columbia. This was about 25% of all the recorded Alverson's in Canada. British Columbia and 3 other provinces had the highest population of Alverson families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Alverson surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Alverson ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Alverson. 50% of Alverson men worked as a Laborer. .

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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

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
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Census Records

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Alverson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Alverson census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 596 immigration records available for the last name Alverson. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Alverson. For the veterans among your Alverson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Alverson lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Alverson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Alverson in 1950 was 29, and 74 in 2004.

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