Oman Name Meaning

Swedish (also Öman): ornamental name from Swedish ö ‘island’ + man ‘man’, in some cases adopted as a topographic name by someone who lived on an island. Scottish and English: variant of Hammond. Slovenian: topographic name from oman, the name of a plant (in English known as elecampane or meadow fleabane; Latin genus name Inula). Slovenian: perhaps a medieval status name from a Slovenian spelling of German Bavarian Amtmann ‘official’ (see Ammann). Compare Aman, Amon.

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


Similar surnames: Man, Boman, Osman, Orman, Olan, Roman, Oxman, Homan, Omar, Bean

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Oman Family Origin

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Oman Family Occupations

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  • Farm Servant

    5%
  • Mason

    4%
  • Annuitant

    3%
  • Cooper

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Oman family was Cooper. Farm Servant, Mason and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Oman. The most common Oman occupation in the UK was Farm Servant. 5% of Oman's were Farm Servants.

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Between 1941 and 2004, Oman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Oman in 1941 was 45, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Oman

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