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Alma Family History

Alma Name Meaning
Italian (Sicily): from the female personal name Alma, from Latin almus ‘nourishing’.Spanish: from alma ‘soul’ (Latin anima). See also Almas.

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

103,726 Historical Documents with Alma on Ancestry.com
80,997 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
482 Military Records
1,193 Immigration Records
7,607 Census and Voter Lists
13,447 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Alma Families

  • Number of Alma families
     7 - 12
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Alma families
     5 - 8
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Alma families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Alma Family Origin

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Alma Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Alma

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Alma Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Alma Civil War Service Records

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