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Almquvist Family History

Almquvist Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Almquist, Elmquist, Palmquist, Malmquist, Alquist, Hallquist

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Where is the Almquvist family from?

You can see how Almquvist families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Almquvist family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there was 1 Almquvist family living in Nebraska. This was 100% of all the recorded Almquvist's in USA. Nebraska had the highest population of Almquvist families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Almquvist surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Almquvist ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 3 census records available for the last name Almquvist. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Almquvist 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Almquvist. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Almquvist. For the veterans among your Almquvist ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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