Kortman Family History

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Kortman Name Meaning

Dutch and North German (Kortmann): descriptive nickname for a short (kort) man.

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


Similar surnames: Wortman, Portman, Kornman, Ortman, Kartman, Korman, Nordman, Bartman

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Kortman Family Origin

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Kortman Family Occupations

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  • Blacksmith

    33%
  • Painter

    33%
  • Tailor

    33%

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In 1880, the most common Kortman occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 33% of Kortman's were Blacksmiths. A less common occupation for the Kortman family was Tailor. Blacksmith and Painter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Kortman.

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Kortman Historical Records

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Kortman Life Expectancy

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