Bulman Family History

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Bulman Name Meaning

English: occupational name for the keeper of a bull or bulls, from Middle English bule ‘bull’ + man ‘man’.

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

Similar surnames: Butman, Bultman, Buxman, Budman, Burman, Kelman, Putman, Holman

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Bulman Family Origin

Where is the Bulman family from?

Bulman Family Occupations

What did your Bulman ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Bulman occupation in the UK was Farmer. 8% of Bulman's were Farmers. Farmer, Annuitant and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bulman. A less common occupation for the Bulman family was Agricultural Labourer.

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  • Farmer

  • Annuitant

  • Coal Miner

  • Agricultural Labourer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Bulman ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Bulman Historical Records

What Bulman family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 22,000 census records available for the last name Bulman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bulman 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 26,000 immigration records available for the last name Bulman. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Bulman. For the veterans among your Bulman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bulman Life Expectancy

What is the average Bulman lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Bulman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Bulman in 1951 was 33, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bulman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bulman 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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