Meaning and Origin of: Almen

Family name origins & meanings

  • Swedish (Almén) : topographic or ornamental name from alm ‘elm’ + the common surname suffix -én, a derivative of Latin -enius ‘descendant of’.
  • Norwegian : habitational name from any of various farmsteads named Almen (‘the elm’).
  • Jewish (Ashkenazic) : status name from Yiddish almen ‘widower’.