Parchman Family History

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Parchman Name Meaning

German (Parchmann): habitational name for someone from Parchim in Mecklenburg, or Parchen or Parchau near Genthin.

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

Similar surnames: Marchman, Packman, Pechman, Kirchmann, Portman, Bachman, Kathman

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Parchman Family Origin

Where is the Parchman family from?

Parchman Family Occupations

What did your Parchman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Parchman. The most common Parchman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Parchman's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Parchman family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Farm Laborer

  • Keeping House


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

Parchman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Parchman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Parchman 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 221 immigration records available for the last name Parchman. 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 791 military records available for the last name Parchman. For the veterans among your Parchman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Parchman Life Expectancy

What is the average Parchman lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Parchman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Parchman in 1958 was 70, and 89 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Parchman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Parchman ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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