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Goldman Name Meaning

German (Goldmann) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Gold. Jewish (Ashkenazic): metronymic from the Yiddish female personal name Golde.

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


Similar surnames: Goldmann, Golda, Boldman, Goodman, Kolman, Goldin, Heldman, Holdman

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Goldman Family Origin

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Goldman Family Occupations

What did your Goldman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Goldman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Goldman's were Farmers. Farmer, Tailor and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Goldman. A less common occupation for the Goldman family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Tailor

    8%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    4%

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

Goldman Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Goldman Life Expectancy

What is the average Goldman lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Goldman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Goldman in 1941 was 41, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Goldman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Goldman 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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