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Allman Name Meaning

English (frequent in eastern England): ethnic name from Norman French aleman ‘German’ or alemayne ‘Germany’ (Late Latin Alemannus and Alemannia, from a Germanic tribal name that probably originally meant ‘all the men’). In some cases the surname may be from the region of Normandy known as Allemagne (south of Caen), probably named as a Germanic-speaking enclave in a Celtic area in Roman times. In North America, the form Allman has probably absorbed some cases of cognates from other languages, in particular Spanish Aleman and French Alleman. German (Allmann): variant of Allemann (see Alleman) or in some cases probably an Americanized form of the same name.

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


Similar surnames: Alleman, Ballman, Ahlman, Alban, Allan, Alsman, Kallman, Aleman

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Where is the Allman family from?

You can see how Allman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Allman family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Allman families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 70 Allman families living in Ontario. This was about 48% of all the recorded Allman's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Allman families in 1911.
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What did your Allman ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Domestic were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Allman. 25% of Allman men worked as a Farmer.

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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
    25%
  • Salesman
    14%
  • Laborer
    14%
  • Engineer
    11%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Domestic
    100%
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Passenger Lists

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What is the average Allman lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Allman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Allman in 1942 was 35, and 78 in 2004.

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