Deckelman Family History

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Deckelman Name Meaning

German (Deckelmann): from either Theodicho, an old personal name formed with Old High German diot ‘people’, or a short form of a personal name composed with Old High German tac ‘day’ + man ‘man’.

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

Similar surnames: Eckelman, Dinkelman, Fackelman, Ackerman, Michelman, Beckman, Dickman

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Deckelman Family Origin

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Deckelman Family Occupations

What did your Deckelman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Keeping House, Barber and Brick Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Deckelman. The most common Deckelman occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 20% of Deckelman's were Keeping Houses. A less common occupation for the Deckelman family was Brick Mason.

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  • Keeping House

  • Barber

  • Brick Laborer

  • Brick Mason


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

Deckelman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Deckelman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Deckelman 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 126 immigration records available for the last name Deckelman. 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 340 military records available for the last name Deckelman. For the veterans among your Deckelman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Deckelman Life Expectancy

What is the average Deckelman lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Deckelman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Deckelman in 1949 was 48, and 84 in 2004.

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