Kirkman Family History

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Kirkman Name Meaning

Northern English: from northern Middle English kirk ‘church’ + man ‘man’, hence an occupational name for a man who looked after a church. German (Kirkmann): see Kirchman.

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


Similar surnames: Kerkman, Kinman, Hickman, Parkman, Kirkland, Kidman, Markman, Aikman

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Kirkman Family Origin

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Kirkman Family Occupations

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

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  • Coal Miner

    5%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Labourer

    2%
  • Cotton Weaver

    2%

In 1881, Coal Miner, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kirkman. The most common Kirkman occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 5% of Kirkman's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Kirkman family was Cotton Weaver.

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Kirkman Historical Records

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Kirkman Life Expectancy

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