Jackman Family History

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Jackman Name Meaning

English: occupational name for the servant of someone who bore the personal name Jack. English: Americanized form of French Jacquème (see James). Americanized form of one or more like-sounding Jewish surnames. Americanized spelling of German Jachmann or Jackmann, from a Czech pet form of a name ultimately from the Biblical name Yochanam (see John) + Middle High German man ‘man’.

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

Similar surnames: Hackman, Packman, Backman, Hickman, Markman, Buckman, Luckman

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Jackman Family Origin

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Jackman Family Occupations

What did your Jackman 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 Jackman. 11% of Jackman men worked as a General Labourer and 72% of Jackman women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Jackman were Gardener and Incapacitated

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Builders Labourer
  • Farmer
  • Gardener

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Housewife
  • Incapacitated

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

Jackman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 110,000 census records available for the last name Jackman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jackman 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 12,000 immigration records available for the last name Jackman. 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 11,000 military records available for the last name Jackman. For the veterans among your Jackman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jackman Life Expectancy

What is the average Jackman lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Jackman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Jackman in 1944 was 42, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jackman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jackman 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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