Alma Surname History
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Alma Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Alma may be very difficult to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, making the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Alma may be difficult to determine based on whether the name came about naturally and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of family names that are based on professions, which can crop up in multiple places independently (such as the last name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen).
Alma Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Alma come may come from a profession, such as the name "Clark" which evolved from the profession of "clerk". Some of these craft-based last names may be a profession in some other language. This is why it is important to understand the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its family members. Many names like Alma originate from religious texts such as the Quran, the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, and other related texts. Often these family names relate to a religious phrase such as "Worthy of praise".
Alma Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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Understanding spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Alma family name are important to understanding the etymology of the name. Last names like Alma transform in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across villages, family branches, and countries over generations. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Alma were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in official records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Alma.
Last names similar to AlmaAlmaacastro, Al-maalik, Alma-alvarez, Al maami, Almaani, Alma-arce, Almaari, Al-maarri, Almaas, Almaasbak, Almaasbr, Almaasbro, Almaasgj, Almaasr, Almaasst, Almaasvold, Almaawiy, Almaawy, Almaayah, Al maaz
Alma Family Tree
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- Ruth Alma Reeves-Matheny
- May Alma Reese 1896 - ?
- Amelia Alma Carrier 1893 - ?
- Vickie Alma Combs 1894 - ?
- Maude Alma (Harvey) Hogancamp 1887 - 1952
- Cora Alma PETTEY
- Estolla Alma Meadows 1900 - ?
- Cora Alma Berry 1884 - ?
- Mary Alma (Taylor) Rogers 1954 - ?
- Minnie Alma Durham 1903 - ?