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Allingham Surname Meaning

English: habitational name from a place called The Allingham in Merstham Surrey.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Ellingham, Bellingham, Billingham, Walsingham, Gillingham, Willingham

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Where is the Allingham family from?

You can see how Allingham families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Allingham family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Allingham families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 87 Allingham families living in Ontario. This was about 50% of all the recorded Allingham's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Allingham families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Allingham surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Allingham ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Chemist Ass were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Allingham. 44% of Allingham men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Allingham women worked as a Chemist Ass. Some less common occupations for Americans named Allingham 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 1921

  • Farmer
    44%
  • Clerk
    8%
  • Farmers Son
    6%
  • Laborer
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Chemist Ass
    20%
  • Farmer
    14%
  • Housekeeper
    14%
  • Stenographer
    14%
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Census Records

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Allingham. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Allingham 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Allingham. 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 Cards

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

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What is the average Allingham lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Allingham life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Allingham in 1960 was 52, and 69 in 2004.

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