Franzman Family History

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Franzman Name Meaning

German (Franzmann) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the personal name Franz + man, which later (after 1678, and hence outside the period of surname formation) came to mean ‘Frenchman’. As a Jewish name it can be either an ornamental name or an ethnic name for someone from France. Possibly an altered spelling of Dutch Fransman, an ethnic name for a Frenchman, Middle Dutch fransman.

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

Similar surnames: Freidman, Kritzman, Fangman, Franzen, Krizman, Radman, Flaxman

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Franzman Family Origin

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Franzman Family Occupations

What did your Franzman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Butcher, Farmer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Franzman. A less common occupation for the Franzman family was Coal Digger. The most common Franzman occupation in the USA was Butcher. 18% of Franzman's were Butchers.

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  • Butcher

  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Coal Digger


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

Franzman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Franzman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Franzman 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 229 immigration records available for the last name Franzman. 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 329 military records available for the last name Franzman. For the veterans among your Franzman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Franzman Life Expectancy

What is the average Franzman lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Franzman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Franzman in 1962 was 82, and 82 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Franzman 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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