Wildman Family History

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Wildman Name Meaning

English: variant of Wild, with the addition of Middle English man ‘man’. German (Wildmann): from a short form of the Germanic personal name Wilto + Middle High German man ‘man’.

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

Similar surnames: Waldman, Wileman, Holdman, Wilderman, Hillman, Wideman, Willman

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Wildman Family Origin

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Wildman Family Occupations

What did your Wildman ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Wildman. 9% of Wildman men worked as a General Labourer and 70% of Wildman women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wildman were Bricklayer and Unpaid Household Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Cotton Weaver
  • Builders Labourer
  • Bricklayer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housewife
  • Cotton Weaver
  • Unpaid Household Duties

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

Wildman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 67,000 census records available for the last name Wildman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wildman 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Wildman. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Wildman. For the veterans among your Wildman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wildman Life Expectancy

What is the average Wildman lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Wildman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Wildman in 1944 was 31, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wildman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wildman 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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