Kuhlmann Family History

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Kuhlmann Name Meaning

German (also Kühlmann): nickname from Middle High German küel ‘cool’, ‘calm’ (see Kuhl 2).

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

Similar surnames: Kohlmann, Ohlmann, Kullmann, Fuhrmann, Ehmann, Ruhmann, Bohlmann

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Kuhlmann Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Kuhlmann name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Kuhlmann. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Norway


  • Sweden


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Kuhlmann Family Origin

Where is the Kuhlmann family from?

Kuhlmann Family Occupations

What did your Kuhlmann ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kuhlmann occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Kuhlmann's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kuhlmann family was Teamster. Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kuhlmann.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Laborer

  • Teamster


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

Kuhlmann Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Kuhlmann. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kuhlmann 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Kuhlmann. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Kuhlmann. For the veterans among your Kuhlmann ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kuhlmann Life Expectancy

What is the average Kuhlmann lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Kuhlmann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Kuhlmann in 1941 was 65, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kuhlmann

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kuhlmann 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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