Edelmann Family History

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Edelmann Name Meaning

German (Edelmann): status name, from Middle High German edel ‘noble’ + man ‘man’. In the Middle Ages, the Edelmann ranked below the Graf and the Ritter and above the free citizens and the masses of the servile population. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Edelman.

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


Similar surnames: Edelman, Adelmann, Adelman, Eidelman, Eiermann, Engelmann, Lederman

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Edelmann Family Origin

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Edelmann Family Occupations

What did your Edelmann ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Edelmann family was Brick Mason. The most common Edelmann occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Edelmann's were Farmers. Farmer, Music Teacher and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Edelmann.

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Music Teacher

    9%
  • Baker

    5%
  • Brick Mason

    5%

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

Edelmann Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Edelmann. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Edelmann 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Edelmann. 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 Edelmann. For the veterans among your Edelmann ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Edelmann Life Expectancy

What is the average Edelmann lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Edelmann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Edelmann in 1954 was 59, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Edelmann

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Edelmann 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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