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Edelmann Name Meaning

German: status name from Middle High German edel ‘noble’ + man ‘man’. In the Middle Ages the Edelmann ranked below the Graf and the Ritter and above the free citizens and the masses of the servile population. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Edelman .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Edelman, Adelmann, Adelman, Eidelman, Eiermann, Engelmann, Lederman

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Where is the Edelmann family from?

You can see how Edelmann families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Edelmann family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Edelmann families were found in and USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 4 Edelmann families living in London. This was about 80% of all the recorded Edelmann's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Edelmann families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Edelmann surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Edelmann ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Edelmann. 20% of Edelmann men worked as a Salesman and 31% of Edelmann women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Edelmann were Laborer and Housekeeper. .

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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

  • Salesman
  • Machinist
  • Butcher
  • Laborer

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Clerk
  • Stenographer
  • Housekeeper
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Edelmann. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Edelmann. For the veterans among your Edelmann ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Edelmann lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Edelmann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Edelmann in 1954 was 59, and 83 in 2004.

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