Almen Family History

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Almen Name Meaning

Swedish (Almén): topographic or ornamental name from alm ‘elm’ + the common surname suffix -én, a derivative of Latin -enius ‘descendant of’. Norwegian: habitational name from any of various farmsteads named Almen (‘the elm’). Jewish (Ashkenazic): status name from Yiddish almen ‘widower’.

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


Similar surnames: Almer, Almon, Allen, Alden, Alme, Alman, Kallen, Salmon, Lien, Alvin

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Almen Family Origin

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Almen Family Occupations

What did your Almen ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Almen. 42% of Almen men worked as a Farmer and 24% of Almen women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Almen were Moulder and Cook

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    42%
  • Laborer
    11%
  • Salesman
    11%
  • Moulder
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    24%
  • Farmer
    16%
  • Clerk
    16%
  • Cook
    16%

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

Almen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Almen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Almen 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 767 immigration records available for the last name Almen. 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 485 military records available for the last name Almen. For the veterans among your Almen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Almen Life Expectancy

What is the average Almen lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Almen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Almen in 1963 was 76, and 65 in 2004.

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