Wohlman Family History

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Wohlman Name Meaning

German (Wohlmann) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname from Middle High German, Middle Low German wol ‘pleasant’, or from modern German Wohl ‘well-being’ (see Wohl), with the addition of Middle High German, Yiddish mann ‘man’.

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


Similar surnames: Wollman, Mehlman, Wortman, Kohrman, Kohlman, Gohman, Poelman

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Wohlman Family Origin

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Wohlman Family Occupations

What did your Wohlman ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Wohlman occupation in the UK was Carman Unemployed. 25% of Wohlman's were Carman Unemployeds. Carman Unemployed, Carpenter and Fur Sewer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wohlman. A less common occupation for the Wohlman family was Ornamental Writer.

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  • Carman Unemployed

    25%
  • Carpenter

    25%
  • Fur Sewer

    25%
  • Ornamental Writer

    25%

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

Wohlman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Wohlman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wohlman 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Wohlman. 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 Wohlman. For the veterans among your Wohlman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wohlman Life Expectancy

What is the average Wohlman lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Wohlman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Wohlman in 1963 was 64, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wohlman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wohlman 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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