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Where is the Armistead family from?
You can see how Armistead families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Armistead family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Armistead families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 33 Armistead families living in Virginia. This was about 75% of all the recorded Armistead's in the USA. Virginia had the highest population of Armistead families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Armistead surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
What did your Armistead ancestors do for a living?
In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Armistead. 17% of Armistead men worked as a Farmer and 10% of Armistead women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Armistead were Truck Driver and Housekeeper.