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Kelman Name Meaning

Scottish: according to Black, a habitational name from a place in Aberdeenshire named Kelman. English: occupational name for a maker of caps or cauls, from Middle English kelle + man. English: perhaps an occupational name for a bargeman, from Middle English kele ‘ship’, ‘barge’. Compare Keeler. Americanized spelling of German Kellman. Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the male personal name Kelman, a variant of Kalman.

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

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Kelman Family Origin

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Kelman Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Bar Tender

    10%
  • Bartender

    10%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Bar Tender were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kelman. The most common Kelman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Kelman's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kelman family was Bartender.

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Kelman Life Expectancy

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