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Ulmen Family History

Ulmen Name Meaning

perhaps in some cases a respelling of Ulmann (see Ulman). alternatively, perhaps a habitational name for someone from any of several places named Ulm.

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


Similar surnames: Ulmer, Ulman, Almen, Elsen, Ulven, Olsen, Glen, Bulmer, Elmer, Alten

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Where is the Ulmen family from?

You can see how Ulmen families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ulmen family name was found in the USA, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Ulmen families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1871 there was 1 Ulmen family living in Lanarkshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Ulmen's in Scotland. Lanarkshire had the highest population of Ulmen families in 1871.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ulmen surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ulmen ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Wrapper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Ulmen. 49% of Ulmen men worked as a Farmer.

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

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    49%
  • Laborer
    8%
  • Inspector
    8%
  • Helper
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Wrapper
    100%
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What Ulmen family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 982 census records available for the last name Ulmen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ulmen census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 122 immigration records available for the last name Ulmen. 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 Cards

There are 242 military records available for the last name Ulmen. For the veterans among your Ulmen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ulmen lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Ulmen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Ulmen in 1960 was 50, and 94 in 2004.

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