Dunman Family History

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Dunman Name Meaning

Southern English: variant of Downman, a topographic name for a downland dweller. Compare Downer.

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

Similar surnames: Putman, Denman, Duman, Duncan, Dudman, Deman, Durban, Furman, Duran

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Dunman Family Origin

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Dunman Family Occupations

What did your Dunman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Dunman family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dunman. The most common Dunman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Dunman's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farming

  • Carpenter


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

Dunman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Dunman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dunman 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 410 immigration records available for the last name Dunman. 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 596 military records available for the last name Dunman. For the veterans among your Dunman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dunman Life Expectancy

What is the average Dunman lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Dunman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Dunman in 1953 was 66, and 57 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dunman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dunman 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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