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Almas Name Meaning

Spanish and Portuguese: from the plural of alma ‘soul’. Hungarian (Almás): from alma ‘apple’, hence an occupational name for a producer or seller of apples. Probably also a topographic name for someone who lived by an apple orchard.

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


Similar surnames: Almasy, Alma, Armas, Palma, Salas, Alban, Allman, Dimas, Fallas, Ambs

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Where is the Almas family from?

You can see how Almas families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Almas family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Almas families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1880 there were 9 Almas families living in Michigan. This was about 39% of all the recorded Almas's in the USA. Michigan had the highest population of Almas families in 1880.
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What did your Almas ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Almas. 27% of Almas men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Almas women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Almas were Painter and Housewife.

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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
    27%
  • Watchman
    18%
  • Carpenter
    14%
  • Painter
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    34%
  • Clerk
    34%
  • Housewife
    34%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Almas. 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 602 military records available for the last name Almas. For the veterans among your Almas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Almas lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Almas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Almas in 1962 was 83, and 82 in 2004.

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