Inman Family History

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Inman Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a keeper of a lodging house, Middle English innmann, from Old English inn ‘abode’, ‘lodging’ + mann ‘man’. Until recently there was in England a technical distinction between an inn, where lodgings were available as well as alcoholic beverages, and a tavern, which offered only the latter.

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


Similar surnames: Kinman, Zinman, Wyman, Ingman, Edman, Aikman, Osman, Byman, Lipman

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Inman Family Origin

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Inman Family Occupations

What did your Inman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Inman. 22% of Inman men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Inman women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Inman were Truck Driver and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    22%
  • Laborer
    17%
  • Salesman
    5%
  • Truck Driver
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    12%
  • Teacher
    7%
  • Housekeeper
    7%
  • Stenographer
    6%

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

Inman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 128,000 census records available for the last name Inman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Inman 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 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Inman. 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 23,000 military records available for the last name Inman. For the veterans among your Inman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Inman Life Expectancy

What is the average Inman lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Inman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Inman in 1944 was 38, and 73 in 2004.

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