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Aman Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Ammann. Muslim (widespread throughout the Muslim world): from the Arabic personal name Aman ‘trust’, ‘safety’, ‘protection’, ‘tranquility’. Aman is often used in combination with other names, for example Aman Allah (Amanullah) ‘trust of Allah’.

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


Similar surnames: Zaman, Amin, Iman, Amar, Oman, Asman, Amon, Awan, Alan, Amen

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Where is the Aman family from?

You can see how Aman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Aman family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Aman families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 11 Aman families living in North Carolina. This was about 61% of all the recorded Aman's in USA. North Carolina had the highest population of Aman families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Aman surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Aman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Aman. 22% of Aman men worked as a Farmer and 11% of Aman women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Aman were Truck Driver and Seamstress. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    22%
  • Laborer
    21%
  • Salesman
    4%
  • Truck Driver
    4%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    11%
  • Housewife
    11%
  • Housework
    8%
  • Seamstress
    8%
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Census Records

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Aman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Aman census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Aman. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 5,000 military records available for the last name Aman. For the veterans among your Aman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Aman lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Aman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Aman in 1952 was 52, and 78 in 2004.

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