Kohlmann Family History

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Kohlmann Name Meaning

German and Jewish Ashkenazic: from a compound Middle High German kol ‘coal’, German Kohle or kol, German Kohl ‘cabbage’ + Middle High German man, German Mann ‘man’, hence an occupational name for a coal miner or for a cabbage farmer. German (Austria): from the personal name Koloman, which was borne by an 11th century saint.

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

Similar surnames: Ohlmann, Bohlmann, Wohlman, Kolman, Kohrman, Bollmann, Mohrmann

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Kohlmann Family Origin

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Kohlmann Family Occupations

What did your Kohlmann ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Cabinet Maker and Cordwainer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Kohlmann. The most common Kohlmann occupation in the UK was Cabinet Maker. 33% of Kohlmann's were Cabinet Makers. A less common occupation for the Kohlmann family was Housepainter & Decorator.

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  • Cabinet Maker

  • Cordwainer

  • Housepainter & Decorator


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

Kohlmann Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Kohlmann. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kohlmann 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Kohlmann. 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 Kohlmann. For the veterans among your Kohlmann ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kohlmann Life Expectancy

What is the average Kohlmann lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Kohlmann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Kohlmann in 1954 was 55, and 58 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kohlmann

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