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Alday Surname Meaning

Basque: habitational name from any of several places in the Basque Country called Alday or Aldai from Basque alde ‘side slope’. Americanized form of German Aldag . English: variant of Allday .

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


Similar surnames: Allday, Aldaz, Aday, Aldana, Alban, Aldape, Aldaco, Allan, Alder, Day

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Where is the Alday family from?

You can see how Alday families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Alday family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Alday families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 5 Alday families living in Warwickshire. This was about 26% of all the recorded Alday's in United Kingdom. Warwickshire had the highest population of Alday families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Alday surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Alday ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Alday. 40% of Alday men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Alday women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Alday were Salesman and Teacher. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    40%
  • Laborer
    33%
  • Gardener
    7%
  • Salesman
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    25%
  • Housekeeper
    15%
  • Packer
    10%
  • Teacher
    10%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Alday. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Alday 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 764 immigration records available for the last name Alday. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 746 military records available for the last name Alday. For the veterans among your Alday ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Alday lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Alday life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1961. The average life expectancy for Alday in 1952 was 56, and 70 in 2004.

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