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Armand Name Meaning

French West Indian (mainly Haiti) and Mauritian: from the French personal name Armand from ancient Germanic Hardman or Hariman composed of the elements hard ‘hard strong’ or hari ‘army’ and man ‘man’ (see Hermann ). This surname is also found in England where it is of Huguenot origin. Compare Arman Arment and Armond .

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


Similar surnames: Arman, Armond, Armando, Harman, Armani, Arcand, Armon, Garland

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Where is the Armand family from?

You can see how Armand families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Armand family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Armand families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 8 Armand families living in Louisiana. This was about 89% of all the recorded Armand's in USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Armand families in 1840.
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What did your Armand ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Armand. 38% of Armand men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Armand women worked as a Seamstress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Armand were Farm Laborer and Bookkeeper. .

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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
    38%
  • Laborer
    18%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • Farm Laborer
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Seamstress
    12%
  • Teacher
    12%
  • Housewife
    12%
  • Bookkeeper
    8%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Armand. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Armand. For the veterans among your Armand ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Armand lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Armand life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Armand in 1951 was 49, and 80 in 2004.

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