Fireman Family History

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Fireman Name Meaning

Jewish (American): English translation of Feuerman (see Feuer). English: variant of Fairman.

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

Similar surnames: Fineman, Fairman, Firman, Foreman, Freeman, Fierman, Forman, Furman

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Fireman Family Origin

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Fireman Family Occupations

What did your Fireman ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Fireman occupation in the UK was Insurance Agent. 50% of Fireman's were Insurance Agents. Insurance Agent and Tilemaker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Fireman.

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  • Insurance Agent

  • Tilemaker


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

Fireman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 52,000 census records available for the last name Fireman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fireman 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 721 immigration records available for the last name Fireman. 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 Fireman. For the veterans among your Fireman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fireman Life Expectancy

What is the average Fireman lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Fireman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Fireman in 1958 was 31, and 82 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fireman 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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