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Hauptmann Name Meaning

German: status name for a headman, leader, or captain, from Middle High German houb(e)t, houpt ‘head’ + man ‘man’. This word denoted any of various civil and military officials at different times and places; it is found as a surname in many parts of central Europe. The first element represents the original Germanic word for ‘head’, but already during the Middle Ages it was being replaced in the literal sense by Kopf, so that today it is retained only in compounds such as this, where it has the transferred sense ‘chief’, ‘principal’. Jewish: mainly an ornamental adoption of 1.

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


Similar surnames: Hausmann, Haumann, Hartmann, Hauptman, Hammann, Heumann, Hartman

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Where is the Hauptmann family from?

You can see how Hauptmann families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hauptmann family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Hauptmann families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 23 Hauptmann families living in Illinois. This was about 34% of all the recorded Hauptmann's in USA. Illinois had the highest population of Hauptmann families in 1880.
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What did your Hauptmann ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Hauptmann. 22% of Hauptmann men worked as a Farmer and 43% of Hauptmann women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hauptmann were Fireman and Teacher. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    22%
  • Manager
    18%
  • Salesman
    18%
  • Fireman
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    43%
  • Clerkpostal
    29%
  • Teacher
    29%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Hauptmann. 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 Cards

There are 53,000 military records available for the last name Hauptmann. For the veterans among your Hauptmann ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hauptmann lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Hauptmann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Hauptmann in 1955 was 55, and 80 in 2004.

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