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Kirkman Name Meaning

Northern English: from northern Middle English kirk ‘church’ + man ‘man’, hence an occupational name for a man who looked after a church. German (Kirkmann): see Kirchman.

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


Similar surnames: Kerkman, Kinman, Hickman, Parkman, Kirkland, Kidman, Markman, Aikman

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Kirkman Family Origin

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Kirkman Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Keeping House

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kirkman. The most common Kirkman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Kirkman's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kirkman family was Keeping House.

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Kirkman Historical Records

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Kirkman Life Expectancy

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