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Allam Family History

Allam Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Allum. Muslim: variant spelling of Alam.

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


Similar surnames: Allan, Ballam, Alles, Kallam, Fallas, Hallas, Alli, Dallal, Allyn

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Where is the Allam family from?

You can see how Allam families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Allam family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Allam families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1840 there was 1 Allam family living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Allam's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Allam families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Allam surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Allam ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Allam. 36% of Allam men worked as a Farmer.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    36%
  • Laborer
    18%
  • Carpenter
    18%
  • Proprietor
    18%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Bookkeeper
    100%
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Census Records

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Allam. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Allam census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Allam. 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 Cards

There are 676 military records available for the last name Allam. For the veterans among your Allam ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Allam lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Allam life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Allam in 1954 was 47, and 76 in 2004.

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