Alms Name Meaning

North German: patronymic from the personal name Alm. Swedish: variant of Alm.

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


Similar surnames: Alm, Ales, Almer, Klas, Alff, Arms, Glas, Alma, Balls, Balis

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Alms Family Origin

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Alms Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Dry Goods Merchant

    7%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Alms. A less common occupation for the Alms family was Dry Goods Merchant. The most common Alms occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Alms's were Farmers.

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Alms Historical Records

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Alms Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Alms life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Alms in 1963 was 75, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Alms

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