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Almqvist Family History

Almqvist 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, Alviso, Hallquist

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Where is the Almqvist family from?

You can see how Almqvist families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Almqvist family name was found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 8 Almqvist families living in Illinois. This was 100% of all the recorded Almqvist's in USA. Illinois had the highest population of Almqvist families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Almqvist surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Almqvist ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 30 census records available for the last name Almqvist. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Almqvist 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 Almqvist. 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 6 military records available for the last name Almqvist. For the veterans among your Almqvist ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Almqvist lifespan?

Average Almqvist life expectancy in 1983 was 88 years. This was higher than the general public life expectancy which was 72.

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