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Alleman Name Meaning

French: from Old French Aleman ‘German’ (Late Latin Alemannus, from a Germanic tribal name, probably meaning ‘all the men’), hence a regional or ethnic name for a German-speaker in a predominantly French-speaking area. Compare Allman. German (Allemann): from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements adal ‘noble’ + man ‘man’.

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


Similar surnames: Allman, Aleman, Ahlman, Alemany, Kallman, Kleeman, Wallman, Allemand

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Where is the Alleman family from?

You can see how Alleman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Alleman family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Alleman families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 17 Alleman families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 77% of all the recorded Alleman's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Alleman families in 1840.
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What did your Alleman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Alleman. 28% of Alleman men worked as a Farmer and 23% of Alleman women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Alleman were Salesman and Seamstress.

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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
    28%
  • Laborer
    20%
  • Truck Driver
    6%
  • Salesman
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    23%
  • Teacher
    14%
  • Clerk
    10%
  • Seamstress
    8%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Alleman. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Alleman. For the veterans among your Alleman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Alleman lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Alleman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Alleman in 1948 was 38, and 66 in 2004.

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