Alms Family History

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Alms Name Meaning

North German: patronymic from the personal name Alm. Swedish: variant of Alm.

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

Similar surnames: Alm, Ales, Almer, Klas, Alff, Arms, Glas, Alma, Balls, Balis

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Alms Family Origin

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Alms Family Occupations

What did your Alms ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Alms. A less common occupation for the Alms family was Dry Goods Merchant. The most common Alms occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Alms's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Dry Goods Merchant


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Alms ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Alms Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Alms. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Alms 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 365 immigration records available for the last name Alms. 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 847 military records available for the last name Alms. For the veterans among your Alms ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Alms Life Expectancy

What is the average Alms lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Alms life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Alms in 1963 was 75, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Alms 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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