Jackman Family History

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Jackman Name Meaning

English: occupational name for the servant of someone who bore the personal name Jack. English: Americanized form of French Jacquème (see James). Americanized form of one or more like-sounding Jewish surnames. Americanized spelling of German Jachmann or Jackmann, from a Czech pet form of a name ultimately from the Biblical name Yochanam (see John) + Middle High German man ‘man’.

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

Similar surnames: Hackman, Packman, Backman, Hickman, Markman, Buckman, Luckman

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Jackman Family Origin

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Jackman Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Jackman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Jackman's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jackman. A less common occupation for the Jackman family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter


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Jackman Historical Records

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Jackman Life Expectancy

What is the average Jackman lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, Jackman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Jackman in 1944 was 42, and 76 in 2004.

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