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Almada Name Meaning

Portuguese: habitational name from a place near Lisbon named Almada, from almádena ‘ore mine’ (from Arabic al-ma?aden).

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

Similar surnames: Almazan, Almeida, Alcala, Ahumada, Almanza, Almasy, Almaraz, Salada

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Where is the Almada family from?

You can see how Almada families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Almada family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Almada families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 2 Almada families living in Saskatchewan. This was 100% of all the recorded Almada's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Almada families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Almada surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Almada ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the US named Almada. 48% of Almada men worked as a Laborer.

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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.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Proprietor
  • Barber
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Almada. 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 354 military records available for the last name Almada. For the veterans among your Almada ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Almada lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Almada life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Almada in 1944 was 25, and 53 in 2004.

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