Alm Name Meaning

Swedish and Danish: ornamental or topographic name from alm ‘elm’. Norwegian: habitational name from any of various farmsteads in southeastern Norway named with alm ‘elm’. North German: from a medieval personal name, a reduced form of the Germanic name Adalhelm ‘noble helmet’.

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


Similar surnames: Palm, Elm, Alme, Olm, Alms, Almer, Salm, Al, Alf, Kalm

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Alm Family Origin

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Alm Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Blacksmith

    8%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Expressman

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Alm family was Expressman. Farmer, Blacksmith and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Alm. The most common Alm occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Alm's were Farmers.

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Alm Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1943 and 2004, Alm life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Alm in 1943 was 35, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Alm

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