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 1880, the most common Inman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Inman's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Inman. A less common occupation for the Inman family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    46%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

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

Inman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 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 642 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 1,000 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Inman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Inman 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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