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Musselman Family History

Musselman Name Meaning
Swiss German (Müsselmann): probably an occupational name for a woodman, from Middle High German müsel ‘log’ + man ‘man’.

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

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30,573 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
5,304 Military Records
1,290 Immigration Records
25,771 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Musselman Families

  • Number of Musselman families
     151 - 299
     51 - 150
     1 - 50
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Musselman last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Musselman Family Origin

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Musselman Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Musselman

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Musselman Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Musselman census records

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Musselman Civil War Service Records

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