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Origins and History

Crest

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

"ALFRED. The Old English (Anglo-Saxon) personal name Alfred, meaning 'elf counsel.' The name of Alfred the second prior of Newbattle Abbey, who died in 1179, was usually written Alured and frequently corrupted to Amfridus (Neubotle, intro., p. xv; Chron. Matt., s.a. 1179). He is a frequent witness to privileges granted to the canons of St. Andrews (RPSA.). Alwredus, abbot of Stirling, a. 1158, appears again as Alured (LSC, p. 10, 20). "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)

DNA

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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Alfred Genealogy

Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Alfred 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 listed below it will be possible to locate a birth record and, from that record, a birth certificate may be obtainable which is likely to list the names of the parents, therefore taking you back another generation. 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 Alfred family tree.

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Miscellaneous Alfred Databases

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