Alamo Family History

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Alamo Name Meaning

Spanish and Portuguese (Álamo): from álamo ‘poplar’ (of uncertain origin), applied either as a topographic name or as a habitational name from any of several places in Spain and Portugal named with this word.

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


Similar surnames: Lago, Lama, Amaro, Lalama, Alam, Alaimo, Llano, Alm, Adami, Alvaro

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Alamo Family Origin

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Alamo Family Occupations

What did your Alamo ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Jornalero and Domstica were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Alamo. 36% of Alamo men worked as a Jornalero and 40% of Alamo women worked as a Domstica. Some less common occupations for Americans named Alamo were Farmer and Spooling

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Jornalero
    36%
  • Labrador
    19%
  • Agricultor
    12%
  • Farmer
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Domstica
    40%
  • Sirvienta
    20%
  • Factory Work
    14%
  • Spooling
    14%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Alamo Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Alamo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Alamo census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Alamo. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

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

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Alamo Life Expectancy

What is the average Alamo lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Alamo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Alamo in 1942 was 36, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Alamo ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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