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Armstead Surname Meaning

English: shortened form of Armistead .

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

Similar surnames: Armistead, Umstead, Anstead, Armstong, Holstead, Grimstead, Bumstead

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Where is the Armstead family from?

You can see how Armstead families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Armstead family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Armstead families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 5 Armstead families living in Manitoba. This was about 33% of all the recorded Armstead's in Canada. Manitoba had the highest population of Armstead families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Armstead surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Armstead ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Armstead. 100% of Armstead 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
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Census Records

There are 31,000 census records available for the last name Armstead. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Armstead 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Armstead. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Armstead. For the veterans among your Armstead ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Armstead lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Armstead life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Armstead in 1946 was 31, and 70 in 2004.

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