Huisman Family History

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Huisman Name Meaning

Dutch: status name for someone who lived in a house, as opposed to a cottage, or who owned his own house (see House 1), from huis ‘house’ + man ‘man’.

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

Similar surnames: Hulsman, Huseman, Russman, Housman, Human, Lisman, Hudman, Sussman

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Huisman Family Origin

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Huisman Family Occupations

What did your Huisman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Huisman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Huisman's were Farmers. Farmer, Agricultural Dealer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Huisman. A less common occupation for the Huisman family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Agricultural Dealer

  • Blacksmith

  • Laborer


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

Huisman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Huisman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Huisman 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Huisman. 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 405 military records available for the last name Huisman. For the veterans among your Huisman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Huisman Life Expectancy

What is the average Huisman lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Huisman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Huisman in 1957 was 46, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Huisman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Huisman 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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