Flaxman Family History

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Flaxman Name Meaning

English and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a flax grower or dealer or for someone who processed it for weaving (see Flax). Probably a respelling of German Flachsmann, of the same meaning as 1, from Middle High German vlahs ‘flax’ + man ‘man’.

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

Similar surnames: Waxman, Paxman, Florman, Klarman, Lipman, Feeman, Layman, Farman

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Flaxman Family Origin

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Flaxman Family Occupations

What did your Flaxman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, kps. Clothing Store and Merchant were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Flaxman. The most common Flaxman occupation in the USA was Kps. Clothing Store. 50% of Flaxman's were Kps. Clothing Stores.

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  • Kps. Clothing Store

  • Merchant


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

Flaxman Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Flaxman Life Expectancy

What is the average Flaxman lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2003, in the United States, Flaxman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Flaxman in 1961 was 37, and 89 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Flaxman

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