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Digman Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): variant of Dickman . Americanized form of Danish Digmann: either a topographic name from dik ‘dike’ + man ‘man’ or a nickname for a stout man from dik ‘fat’ + man ‘man’. Americanized form of German Digmann: variant of Dieckmann .

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


Similar surnames: Dickman, Wiman, Aikman, Ingman, Nieman, Deman, Kilman, Derman, Lipman

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Where is the Digman family from?

You can see how Digman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Digman family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Digman families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 3 Digman families living in Virginia. This was about 43% of all the recorded Digman's in USA. Virginia had the highest population of Digman families in 1840.
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What did your Digman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Digman. 28% of Digman men worked as a Farmer and 27% of Digman women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Digman were Clerk and Stenographer. .

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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
    28%
  • Laborer
    17%
  • Truck Driver
    8%
  • Clerk
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Waitress
    27%
  • Clerk
    20%
  • Housewife
    17%
  • Stenographer
    14%
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Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Digman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Digman 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Digman. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Digman. For the veterans among your Digman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Digman lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Digman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Digman in 1953 was 38, and 80 in 2004.

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