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Ammann Family History

Ammann Name Meaning

South German and Swiss German: occupational or status name from Amtmann ‘official’ (dialect Ammann; Middle High German ambet man literally ‘retinue man retainer’). This word came to denote various kinds of administrator including a tax farmer. Compare Aman Amann and Amman .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Hammann, Ahmann, Aumann, Dammann, Mann, Karmann, Altmann, Ehmann

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Where is the Ammann family from?

You can see how Ammann families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ammann family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Ammann families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 22 Ammann families living in New York. This was about 14% of all the recorded Ammann's in USA. New York had the highest population of Ammann families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ammann surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ammann ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Ammann. 20% of Ammann men worked as a Farmer and 10% of Ammann women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ammann were Machinist and Housework. .

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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
    20%
  • Laborer
    15%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • Machinist
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Waitress
    10%
  • Housewife
    10%
  • Teacher
    8%
  • Housework
    7%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Ammann. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Ammann. For the veterans among your Ammann ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ammann lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Ammann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1958. The average life expectancy for Ammann in 1958 was 84, and 74 in 2004.

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