Kortman Family History

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Kortman Name Meaning

Dutch and North German (Kortmann): descriptive nickname for a short (kort) man.

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


Similar surnames: Wortman, Portman, Kornman, Ortman, Kartman, Korman, Nordman, Bartman

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Kortman Family Origin

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Kortman Family Occupations

What did your Kortman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kortman occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 33% of Kortman's were Blacksmiths. Blacksmith and Painter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Kortman. A less common occupation for the Kortman family was Tailor.

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  • Blacksmith

    33%
  • Painter

    33%
  • Tailor

    33%

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

Kortman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kortman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kortman 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 Kortman. 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 Kortman. For the veterans among your Kortman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kortman Life Expectancy

What is the average Kortman lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Kortman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Kortman in 1962 was 59, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kortman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kortman 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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