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Jackman Family History

Jackman Name Meaning
English: occupational name for the servant of someone who bore the personal name Jack.English: Americanized form of French Jacquème (see James).Americanized form of one or more like-sounding Jewish surnames.Americanized spelling of German Jachmann or Jackmann, from a Czech pet form of a name ultimately from the Biblical name Yochanam (see John) + Middle High German man ‘man’.

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

487,684 Historical Documents with Jackman on Ancestry.com
124,071 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
10,097 Military Records
10,836 Immigration Records
101,459 Census and Voter Lists
241,221 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Jackman Families

  • Number of Jackman families
     70 - 137
     24 - 69
     1 - 23
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Jackman families
     241 - 480
     81 - 240
     1 - 80
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Jackman families
     7 - 11
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Jackman census records

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Jackman Family Origin

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Jackman Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Jackman

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Jackman Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Jackman census records

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Jackman Civil War Service Records

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