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Headman Name Meaning

English: status name from Middle English hefdman ‘chief’, ‘headman’, ‘leader’ (Old English hefodman).

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


Similar surnames: Herdman, Holdman, Wadman, Henman, Heathman, Heldman, Hudman, Cadman

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Headman Family Origin

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Headman Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Cigar Maker

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Potter

    8%

In 1880, the most common Headman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Headman's were Farmers. Farmer, Cigar Maker and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Headman. A less common occupation for the Headman family was Potter.

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Headman Historical Records

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Headman Life Expectancy

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