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Almy Surname Meaning

English (of Norman origin): variant of Almey perhaps from the Old French personal name Almay Latin Almedius. The Latin form of the name is recorded in France in the early 9th century but its rarity there and its absence from post-Conquest English records make it an uncertain source of the English surname.

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


Similar surnames: Ally, Saley, Amy, Aley, Alley, Arey, Athy, Walby, Elzy, Adey

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Where is the Almy family from?

You can see how Almy families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Almy family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Almy families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 7 Almy families living in Hampshire. This was about 44% of all the recorded Almy's in United Kingdom. Hampshire had the highest population of Almy families in 1891.
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What did your Almy ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Almy. 78% of Almy women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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 Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    78%
  • Housekeeper
    23%
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Census Records

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Almy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Almy 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 Almy. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Almy. For the veterans among your Almy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Almy lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Almy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Almy in 1955 was 55, and 74 in 2004.

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