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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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Where is the Adelman family from?

You can see how Adelman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Adelman family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Adelman families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 2 Adelman families living in Middlesex. This was about 50% of all the recorded Adelman's in United Kingdom. Middlesex had the highest population of Adelman families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Adelman surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and 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 United Kingdom named Adelman. 100% of Adelman men worked as a Rainproof Machinist and 81% of Adelman women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • Rainproof Machinist

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Gown Machinist
  • Housekeeper
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Census Records

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 Lists

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 Cards

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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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.

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