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Alvord Name Meaning

Southwestern English: variant of Alford, from Alford in Somerset; the spelling reflects the southwestern English dialect pronunciation.

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


Similar surnames: Alford, Allford, Algood, Lord, Acord, Almond, Galford, Record, Alwood

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Alvord Family Origin

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Alvord Family Occupations

What did your Alvord ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer and Teamster were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Alvord. The most common Alvord occupation in Canada was Farmer. 50% of Alvord's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Teamster

    50%

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

Alvord Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Alvord. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Alvord 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Alvord. 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 Alvord. For the veterans among your Alvord ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Alvord Life Expectancy

What is the average Alvord lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Alvord life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Alvord in 1955 was 34, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Alvord

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Alvord 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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