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Kedman Family History

Kedman Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Kelman, Edman, Wedman, Kidman, Redman, Hedman, Ledman, Gedman, Kerman

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Where is the Kedman family from?

You can see how Kedman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kedman family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Kedman families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 2 Kedman families living in Staffordshire. This was about 67% of all the recorded Kedman's in United Kingdom. Staffordshire had the highest population of Kedman families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kedman surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kedman ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Kedman. 100% of Kedman women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    100%
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Census Records

There are 303 census records available for the last name Kedman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kedman 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 105 immigration records available for the last name Kedman. 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 20 military records available for the last name Kedman. For the veterans among your Kedman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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