Alyea Family History

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Alyea Name Meaning

Americanized form of a French Canadian name, probably Allier (of Germanic origin, from adalhari ‘noble army’) or Elier, Hélier, variants of Hilaire (see Hillary).

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


Similar surnames: Elyea, Alger, Alley, Cayea, Alder, Alles, Alber, Aye, Beyea, Belyea

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Alyea Family Origin

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Alyea Family Occupations

What did your Alyea ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Alyea family was Farmer Son. Farmer and Dressmaker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Alyea. The most common Alyea occupation in Canada was Farmer. 78% of Alyea's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    78%
  • Dressmaker

    11%
  • Farmer Son

    11%

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

Alyea Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Alyea Life Expectancy

What is the average Alyea lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Alyea life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Alyea in 1959 was 60, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Alyea

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Alyea 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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