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Handelman Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a tradesman, merchant or dealer (see Handel).

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


Similar surnames: Handelsman, Andelman, Adelman, Nadelman, Lindeman, Himmelman

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Handelman Family Origin

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Handelman Family Occupations

What did your Handelman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Handelman family was Teamster. Ice Dealer and Shoe Maker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Handelman. The most common Handelman occupation in the USA was Ice Dealer. 33% of Handelman's were Ice Dealers.

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  • Ice Dealer

    33%
  • Shoe Maker

    33%
  • Teamster

    33%

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

Handelman Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Handelman Life Expectancy

What is the average Handelman lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Handelman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Handelman in 1952 was 48, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Handelman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Handelman 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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