Alder records on Ancestry

Ancestry is a major source of information if you are filling out your Alder family tree. Many large databases are available to search covering from births, deaths and marriages, military records, census records and immigration records with many other smaller collections too. Free trials are normally available and are a good way to fill out a lot of your tree quickly.

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Origins and History


New to Family History? Check out our Getting Started page. Check out House Of Names to investigate the origins of the Alder surname or get a copy of the Alder family Crest (a great gift idea!).


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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Alder Family History

Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Alder Genealogy that will form part of your family tree. Although records vary from country to country, they are normally the most formal record of a person's relations. From the sources below you will be able to find a birth record and, from that, a birth certificate can be ordered which lists the names of the mother and father, taking you back another generation in your tree. A marriage certificate may also list the names of the respective fathers of the bride and groom which may then help you to find them earlier in life on a census record enabling you to fill out more detail in the Alder family tree.

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ukDid you know that there are currently 2663 people with the Alder surname in the UK? Alder is now ranked number 1975 for popularity in the UK.

Alder Genealogy Databases

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ukDid you know that there are currently 3038 people with the Alder surname in the USA? Alder is ranked number 156 for popularity in the USA.

Miscellaneous Alder Databases

Explore the Ellis Island Database for information on the Alder family. This database contains over 25 million immigration records detailing passengers arriving in the United States of America.

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Some Famous People with the surname of Alder

Wikipedia Kurt Alder (10 July 1902 ? 20 June 1958) was a German chemist and Nobel laureate.
Wikipedia Christian Alder (born September 3 1978 in Wittmund) is a German football defender.
Wikipedia James ("Jim") Noel Carroll Alder MBE (born 10 June, 1940 in Glasgow, Scotland) is a British former distance runner, from Morpeth.