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Heumann Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a grower or mower of grass, from Middle High German höu ‘grass’, ‘hay’ + man ‘man’, German Heu + Mann. German: from a pet form of the Germanic personal name Hago or a variant of Heinemann.

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


Similar surnames: Neumann, Haumann, Bermann, Hermann, Rehmann, Heilmann, Lehmann

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Where is the Heumann family from?

You can see how Heumann families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Heumann family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Heumann families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 18 Heumann families living in Missouri. This was about 36% of all the recorded Heumann's in USA. Missouri had the highest population of Heumann families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Heumann surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Heumann ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Heumann. 21% of Heumann men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Heumann women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Heumann were Clerk and Housekeeper. .

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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
    21%
  • Laborer
    15%
  • Salesman
    13%
  • Clerk
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    34%
  • Stenographer
    23%
  • Maid
    23%
  • Housekeeper
    23%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Heumann. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heumann census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Heumann. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Heumann. For the veterans among your Heumann ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Heumann lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Heumann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Heumann in 1960 was 49, and 81 in 2004.

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