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Spanish or French roots ?
Posted by: Felix Unger Date: December 06, 1999 at 13:35:32
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Depending on how people with this surname have been pronouncing it over the generations, AULMOND may just be another variant of "aleman" (ah-lay-MAHN) which is Spanish or French (now "allemand") for "German". When the "l" was pronounced, ALLMAN or ALLMAND became common English forms of this name.

When the "l" sound was silent, it may have derived from something like French "amand" (almond) or perhaps "au mont" (oh-MON) "in the mountain[s]" which makes it a geographic surname.

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