Aleman Family History

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Aleman Name Meaning

ethnic name for a German, alemán. from the old personal name Alemannus, with the same meaning.

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

Similar surnames: Alemany, Alleman, Allman, Alsman, Aikman, Ashman, Altmann, Elfman

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Aleman Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Aleman name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Aleman. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Native American—North, Central, South


  • Spain


  • England & Wales


  • Portugal


  • France


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Aleman Family Origin

Where is the Aleman family from?

Aleman Family Occupations

What did your Aleman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Aleman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Aleman's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Aleman family was Gen. Lab.. Farmer, Laborer and Farms were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Aleman.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farms

  • Gen. Lab.


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

Aleman Historical Records

What Aleman family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Aleman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Aleman 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 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Aleman. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

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

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Aleman Life Expectancy

What is the average Aleman lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Aleman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Aleman in 1954 was 47, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Aleman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Aleman 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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