Coltman Family History

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Coltman Name Meaning

English: occupational name for someone who looked after asses and horses, from Middle English colt ‘young ass’, later also ‘young horse’, ‘colt’ + man.

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

Similar surnames: Cotman, Coleman, Holdman, Boatman, Copeman, Holman, Bultman, Pollman

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Coltman Family Origin

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Coltman Family Occupations

What did your Coltman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Coltman family was Coal Miner. Farmer, Laborer and Brick Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Coltman. The most common Coltman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 15% of Coltman's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Brick Maker

  • Coal Miner


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

Coltman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Coltman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Coltman 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 Coltman. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Coltman. For the veterans among your Coltman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Coltman Life Expectancy

What is the average Coltman lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Coltman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Coltman in 1963 was 73, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Coltman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Coltman 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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