Ammann Family History

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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 came to denote various kinds of administrator, including a tax farmer.

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

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

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Ammann Family Origin

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Ammann Family Occupations

What did your Ammann ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Ammann occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Ammann's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ammann family was Baker. Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ammann.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Keeping House

  • Baker


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

Ammann Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Ammann. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ammann 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 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 Card

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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Ammann Life Expectancy

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ammann

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ammann 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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