Wollman Family History

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Wollman Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a wool worker (see Wool). Respelling of the German cognate Wollmann. Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a wool worker, from Yiddish vol, German Wolle ‘wool’ + Yiddish man, German Mann ‘man’.

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


Similar surnames: Wohlman, Wollmann, Pollman, Wolman, Wortman, Woolman, Wallman

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Wollman Family Origin

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Wollman Family Occupations

What did your Wollman ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Engine Assembler storekeep Spare Parts driving Inst and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Wollman. 12% of Wollman men worked as an Engine Assembler storekeep Spare Parts driving Inst and 40% of Wollman women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wollman were Master Greengrocer and Manf Farrier

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Engine Assembler storekeep Spare Parts driving Inst
    12%
  • Hotel Head Waiter
    12%
  • Manufacturing Furriers Manager
    12%
  • Master Greengrocer
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    40%
  • Bookkeeper
    10%
  • Headmistress At School
    10%
  • Manf Farrier
    10%

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

Wollman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Wollman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wollman 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Wollman. 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 860 military records available for the last name Wollman. For the veterans among your Wollman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wollman Life Expectancy

What is the average Wollman lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Wollman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Wollman in 1946 was 69, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wollman

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