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Alman Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Allman. Swedish: variant spelling of Ahlman. German: variant spelling of Ahl(e)mann (see Ahlman). Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Almen ‘widower’.

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


Similar surnames: Salman, Almon, Elman, Almen, Almand, Altman, Ahlman, Alan, Allman

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Where is the Alman family from?

You can see how Alman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Alman family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Alman families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 3 Alman families living in Alabama. This was about 12% of all the recorded Alman's in the USA. Alabama and 4 other states had the highest population of Alman families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Alman surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Alman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Cook were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Alman. 23% of Alman men worked as a Laborer and 18% of Alman women worked as a Cook. Some less common occupations for Americans named Alman were Salesman and Housework.

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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

  • Laborer
    23%
  • Farmer
    21%
  • Mechanic
    9%
  • Salesman
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Cook
    18%
  • Housewife
    13%
  • Stenographer
    10%
  • Housework
    10%
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Census Records

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Alman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Alman 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 Alman. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Alman. For the veterans among your Alman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Alman lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Alman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Alman in 1962 was 72, and 80 in 2004.

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