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Alameda Name Meaning

Spanish: topographic name from alameda ‘poplar grove’, a collective form of álamo ‘poplar’, or habitational name from any of the many places named with this word.

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


Similar surnames: Alamo, Almeida, Olmeda, Landa, Ahumada, Almeda, Lalama, Aranda

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Alameda Family Origin

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Alameda Family Occupations

What did your Alameda ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Alameda occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Alameda's were Farmers. Farmer and Keeps House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Alameda.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Keeps House

    50%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Alameda ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Alameda Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Alameda. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Alameda census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Alameda. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Alameda. For the veterans among your Alameda ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Alameda Life Expectancy

What is the average Alameda lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Alameda life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Alameda in 1955 was 58, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Alameda

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Alameda ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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