Type Surname (from location)
Pronounced Pron. Al-lay-maw(Cajun French) [key]
Other Forms FormsAllemand, Allemon, Allemond
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Meaning & History
From the French and Spanish word for "German". Believed to have originated in the Alsace-Lorraine region. Some holders of the name migrated to the Canary Islands and are part of the larger Isleños population that settled throughout the Americas. Other holders remained in mainland Europe and are more similar to other German families.