Homan Name Meaning

Altered spelling of German Homann. English: variant of Holman. This surname has been in Ireland since the 17th century. Dutch: status name from Middle Dutch hovetman, hooftman ‘head man’, ‘leader’, ‘adviser’. Dutch: variant of Hoffman 2. Slovenian: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Human, Oman, Homann, Hopman, Holman, Boman, Hyman, Thoman, Goman

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Homan Family Origin

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Homan Family Occupations

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  • Charwoman

    4%
  • House Painter

    3%
  • Sawyer

    3%
  • Shoemaker

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Homan family was Shoemaker. Charwoman, House Painter and Sawyer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Homan. The most common Homan occupation in the UK was Charwoman. 4% of Homan's were Charwomans.

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Homan Historical Records

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Homan Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, Homan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Homan in 1944 was 28, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Homan

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