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Adelmann Name Meaning

German (frequent in Württemberg): from Adalman, an Old High German personal name meaning literally ‘noble man’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): see Adelman.

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

Similar surnames: Edelmann, Adelman, Abelman, Andelman, Altmann, Edelman, Derman

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Where is the Adelmann family from?

You can see how Adelmann families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Adelmann family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Adelmann families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there was 1 Adelmann family living in London. This was 100% of all the recorded Adelmann's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Adelmann families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Adelmann surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Adelmann ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Adelmann. 21% of Adelmann men worked as a Farmer and 28% of Adelmann women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Adelmann were Salesman and Waitress. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Butcher
  • Clerk
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
  • Teacher
  • Stenographer
  • Waitress
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Adelmann. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Adelmann 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Adelmann. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Adelmann. For the veterans among your Adelmann ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Adelmann lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Adelmann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Adelmann in 1955 was 33, and 81 in 2004.

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