Wortmann Family History

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Wortmann Name Meaning

North German: topographic name for someone who lived on a raised, secure site, Middle Low German wort + man ‘man’.

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

Similar surnames: Portmann, Wortman, Fortmann, Woltmann, Ostmann, Horstmann, Borgmann

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Wortmann Family Origin

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Wortmann Family Occupations

What did your Wortmann ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Wortmann occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Wortmann's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Wortmann family was Basket Maker. Farmer, Keeping House and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wortmann.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Baker

  • Basket Maker


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

Wortmann Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Wortmann Life Expectancy

What is the average Wortmann lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Wortmann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Wortmann in 1950 was 56, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wortmann

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wortmann 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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