History of your Surname
Get access to Armold family records.Start a free trial

Armold Family History

Armold Name Meaning

German: from the Germanic personal name Irminold, composed of irmin ‘total’, ‘all-embracing’ + -old from waltan ‘to rule’.

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


Similar surnames: Arnold, Harold, Appold, Arnoldi, Armand, Harbold, Almond, Rumbold

Search for a relative to learn more about your family history.

Hint: Try searching for a relative alive in 1940.

Black & white image of a young woman scientist

Where is the Armold family from?

You can see how Armold families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Armold family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Armold families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 37 Armold families living in London. This was about 29% of all the recorded Armold's in the UK. London had the highest population of Armold families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Armold surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Armold ancestors do for a living?

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

View Census data for Armold | Data not to scale

*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
    100%
Black & white image of two construction labourers

What Armold family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Armold. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Armold census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search UK census records for Armold

Passenger Lists

There are 501 immigration records available for the last name Armold. 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.

View all Armold immigration records

Draft Cards

There are 620 military records available for the last name Armold. For the veterans among your Armold ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Armold military records

You've only scratched the surface of Armold family history.

Discover More

What is the average Armold lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Armold life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Armold in 1961 was 65, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Armold

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in the Armold family tree

Explore Your Tree
Search for another surname
Start a 14-Day Free Trial