Alm Name Meaning

Swedish and Danish: ornamental or topographic name from alm ‘elm’. Norwegian: habitational name from any of various farmsteads in southeastern Norway named with alm ‘elm’. North German: from a medieval personal name, a reduced form of the Germanic name Adalhelm ‘noble helmet’.

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

Similar surnames: Palm, Elm, Alme, Olm, Alms, Almer, Salm, Al, Alf, Kalm

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Alm Family Origin

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Alm Family Occupations

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In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the UK named Alm.

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Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Alm Life Expectancy

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Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Alm life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Alm in 1943 was 35, and 78 in 2004.

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