Alma Name Meaning

Italian (Sicily): from the female personal name Alma, from Latin almus ‘nourishing’. Spanish: from alma ‘soul’ (Latin anima). See also Almas.

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


Similar surnames: Almas, Palma, Alba, Alban, Alm, Alia, Alms, Balma, Albo, Galea

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Alma Family Origin

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Alma Family Occupations

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In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Alma. A less common occupation for the Alma family was Retired. The most common Alma occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Alma's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    48%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Retired

    6%

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Alma Life Expectancy

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Between 1955 and 2004, Alma life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Alma in 1955 was 47, and 79 in 2004.

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