Idleman Family History

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Idleman Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Ashkenazic Jewish Idelman, a variant of Idell.

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

Similar surnames: Adleman, Edleman, Bidleman, Kelman, Coleman, Felman, Belman, Hileman

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Idleman Family Origin

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Idleman Family Occupations

What did your Idleman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Idleman. A less common occupation for the Idleman family was (Retired?) Retaud Farmer. The most common Idleman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Idleman's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House

  • (Retired?) Retaud Farmer


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

Idleman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Idleman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Idleman 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 76 immigration records available for the last name Idleman. 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 201 military records available for the last name Idleman. For the veterans among your Idleman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Idleman Life Expectancy

What is the average Idleman lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Idleman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Idleman in 1954 was 46, and 93 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Idleman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Idleman 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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