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Finkelman Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): ornamental compound of Yiddish finkl ‘sparkle’ + man ‘man’.

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


Similar surnames: Eidelman, Finkel, Fliegelman, Winkelman, Winkelmann, Hinkelman

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Finkelman Family Origin

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Finkelman Family Occupations

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Finkelman Historical Records

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There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Finkelman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Finkelman 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 Finkelman. 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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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Finkelman. For the veterans among your Finkelman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Finkelman Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Finkelman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Finkelman in 1962 was 76, and 71 in 2004.

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