Rahman Family History

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Rahman Name Meaning

Muslim: from a personal name based on Arabic ra?hman ‘most gracious’, usually forming part of a compound name such as ?Abd ur-Ra?hman ‘servant of the Most Gracious’. ur-Ra?hman (al-Rahman) ‘the Most Gracious’ is an attribute of Allah. ?Abd ur-Ra?hman ibn ?Awf was one of the Companions to whom the Prophet Muhammad gave the good news of entering into paradise. This name is widespread throughout the Muslim world. German (Rahmann): variant of Rademann, topographic name from Low German Rade ‘area cleared of forest’, or a habitational name for someone from any of the places named Rade, from this word. Alternatively, it may be a habitational name for someone from Rahm (see Rahm 1).

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


Similar surnames: Rayman, Salman, Radman, Rahmani, Aman, Hayman, Rehman, Richman

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Rahman Family Origin

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Rahman Family Occupations

What did your Rahman ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Bosn 2nd and Private Means were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Rahman. 12% of Rahman men worked as a Bosn 2nd and 25% of Rahman women worked as a Private Means. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rahman were Medical Practitioner and Unpaid Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Bosn 2nd
    12%
  • Civil Engineer
    12%
  • Foreign Correspondent Journalist Free Lanc
    12%
  • Medical Practitioner
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Private Means
    25%
  • Private Teacher
    25%
  • Probationer Nurse
    25%
  • Unpaid Housewife
    25%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Rahman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Rahman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rahman 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Rahman. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Rahman. For the veterans among your Rahman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rahman Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Rahman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Rahman in 1963 was 49, and 70 in 2004.

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