Adelman Family History

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Adelman Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name composed of German Adel ‘nobility’ + Mann or Yiddish man ‘man’. Compare Edel. Variant of German Adelmann.

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

Similar surnames: Edelman, Andelman, Abelman, Adelmann, Aderman, Derman, Edelmann

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Adelman Family Origin

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Adelman Family Occupations

What did your Adelman ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Rainproof Machinist and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Adelman. 8% of Adelman men worked as a Rainproof Machinist and 44% of Adelman women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Adelman were Chartered Accountant and Book Keeper Secretary Fur Merchants

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Rainproof Machinist
  • Baister Ladies Tailoring
  • Caretaker (synagogue
  • Chartered Accountant

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Gown Machinist
  • Housekeeper
  • Book Keeper Secretary Fur Merchants

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Adelman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Adelman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Adelman census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Adelman. 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.

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Draft Card

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Adelman. For the veterans among your Adelman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Adelman Life Expectancy

What is the average Adelman lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Adelman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Adelman in 1948 was 37, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Adelman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Adelman ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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