Goleman Family History

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Goleman Name Meaning

habitational name for someone from any of several places called Golm in eastern Germany. status name for someone in feudal bondage to a lord or to the Church, from Middle High German goll ‘feudal bondage’ (from Latin collata ‘bondage’, ‘obligation’) + man ‘man’.

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

Similar surnames: Coleman, Goeman, Rodeman, Gallman, Sollman, Kolman, Coltman, Elleman

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Goleman Family Origin

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Goleman Family Occupations

What did your Goleman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Goleman occupation in the USA was Farming. 38% of Goleman's were Farmings. Farming, Farmer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Goleman. A less common occupation for the Goleman family was Keeping House.

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  • Farming

  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Keeping House


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

Goleman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Goleman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Goleman 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 531 immigration records available for the last name Goleman. 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 611 military records available for the last name Goleman. For the veterans among your Goleman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Goleman Life Expectancy

What is the average Goleman lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Goleman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Goleman in 1957 was 41, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Goleman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Goleman 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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