Alam Name Meaning

from a personal name based on Arabic ?alam ‘emblem’, ‘banner’, hence an epithet for a distinguished man. ?Alam-al-Huda (‘banner of guidance’) is an honorific title of the Prophet Muhammad. Alam is generally found in names in combination with other words. from a personal name based on Arabic ?alam, literally ‘world’. ?Alamgir (in combination with the Persian word gir ‘conqueror’) was a title of the Mughal emperor Aurangzeb (1618–1707), who ruled the Indian subcontinent from 1658 to 1707. This name is found in a variety of compounds, which are popular in the subcontinent, for example Badrul-?Alam ‘full moon of the world’.

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

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Alam Family Origin

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Alam Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    100%

In 1880, the most common Alam occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Alam's were Farmers.

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Between 1958 and 2004, Alam life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Alam in 1958 was 54, and 86 in 2004.

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