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Almgren Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements alm ‘elm’ + gren ‘branch’.

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


Similar surnames: Palmgren, Malmgren, Blomgren, Holmgren, Ahlgren, Wallgren, Hallgren

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Where is the Almgren family from?

You can see how Almgren families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Almgren family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Almgren families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 4 Almgren families living in Florida. This was about 14% of all the recorded Almgren's in the USA. Florida and 4 other states had the highest population of Almgren families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Almgren surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Almgren ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Almgren. 23% of Almgren men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Almgren women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Almgren were Laborer and Stenographer.

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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
    23%
  • Carpenter
    14%
  • Proprietor
    9%
  • Laborer
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

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

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Almgren. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Almgren 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 Almgren. 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 470 military records available for the last name Almgren. For the veterans among your Almgren ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Almgren lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Almgren life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Almgren in 1960 was 54, and 59 in 2004.

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