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Asman Family History

Asman Name Meaning

Americanized form of German As(s)mann, a much altered derivative (pet form) of the personal name Erasmus, which was popular among humanists in the Netherlands, Denmark, and northern Germany during the 16th century (see Rasmussen).

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


Similar surnames: Osman, Alsman, Ausman, Ashman, Aman, Arman, Allman, Ulman, Kassman

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Where is the Asman family from?

You can see how Asman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Asman family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Asman families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 2 Asman families living in Pennsylvania. This was 100% of all the recorded Asman's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Asman families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Asman surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Asman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Secretary were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Asman. 19% of Asman men worked as a Farmer and 18% of Asman women worked as a Secretary. Some less common occupations for Americans named Asman were Carpenter and Housewife.

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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
    19%
  • Laborer
    14%
  • Salesman
    12%
  • Carpenter
    11%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Secretary
    18%
  • Maid
    18%
  • Bookkeeper
    18%
  • Housewife
    12%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Asman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Asman 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 989 immigration records available for the last name Asman. 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 788 military records available for the last name Asman. For the veterans among your Asman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Asman lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Asman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Asman in 1963 was 85, and 76 in 2004.

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