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Damman Name Meaning

Dutch: topographic or habitational name for a man who lived by a dam or at a place or farm named Ten Dam a variant of Dam ‘dam wall dike’ + man ‘man’. Americanized form of North German Dammann .

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


Similar surnames: Dammann, Kamman, Daman, Hayman, Talman, Digman, Hagman, Dalman

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Where is the Damman family from?

You can see how Damman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Damman family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Damman families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 3 Damman families living in Dorset. This was about 38% of all the recorded Damman's in United Kingdom. Dorset had the highest population of Damman families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Damman surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Damman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Damman. 47% of Damman men worked as a Farmer and 23% of Damman women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Damman were Farming and New Worker. .

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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
    47%
  • Laborer
    16%
  • Farm Laborer
    9%
  • Farming
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    23%
  • Maid
    23%
  • Seamstress
    12%
  • New Worker
    12%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Damman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Damman 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 867 immigration records available for the last name Damman. 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 894 military records available for the last name Damman. For the veterans among your Damman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Damman lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Damman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Damman in 1955 was 38, and 74 in 2004.

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