Colman Family History

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Colman Name Meaning

Irish and English: variant of Coleman 1–4. Americanized spelling of German Kohlmann or Kollmann.

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


Similar surnames: Collman, Coleman, Dolman, Kolman, Polman, Cosman, Cowman, Zolman

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Colman Family Origin

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Colman Family Occupations

What did your Colman ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Colman. 3% of Colman men worked as a General Labourer and 51% of Colman women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Colman were Carpenter and Private Means

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    3%
  • Builders Labourer
    2%
  • Farm Labourer
    2%
  • Carpenter
    1%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    51%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    2%
  • Housewife
    2%
  • Private Means
    2%

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

Colman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 104,000 census records available for the last name Colman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Colman 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 10,000 immigration records available for the last name Colman. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Colman. For the veterans among your Colman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Colman Life Expectancy

What is the average Colman lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Colman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Colman in 1949 was 46, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Colman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Colman 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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