Churchman Family History

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Churchman Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by a church, from Middle English chirche (see Church) + man. Possibly a translation of German Kirchmann (see Kirchman).

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

Similar surnames: Churches, Church, Churchey, Couchman, Thurman, Marchman, Hurliman

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Churchman Family Origin

Where is the Churchman family from?

Churchman Family Occupations

What did your Churchman ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Churchman occupation in the UK was Laborer. 5% of Churchman's were Laborers. Laborer, Farm Labourer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Churchman. A less common occupation for the Churchman family was Agricultural Labourer.

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  • Laborer

  • Farm Labourer

  • Farmer

  • Agricultural Labourer


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

Churchman Historical Records

What Churchman family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 23,000 census records available for the last name Churchman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Churchman 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Churchman. 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 Churchman. For the veterans among your Churchman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Churchman Life Expectancy

What is the average Churchman lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Churchman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Churchman in 1954 was 47, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Churchman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Churchman 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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