Mailman Family History

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Mailman Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. Possibly an altered form (by folk etymology) of Jewish Maiman.

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


Similar surnames: Tallman, Kilman, Milman, Hoilman, Mirman, Calman, Tilman, Melman

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Mailman Family Origin

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Mailman Family Occupations

What did your Mailman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Fisherman and Carpenter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Mailman. The most common Mailman occupation in the USA was Fisherman. 67% of Mailman's were Fishermans.

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  • Fisherman

    67%
  • Carpenter

    33%

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

Mailman Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Mailman Life Expectancy

What is the average Mailman lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Mailman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Mailman in 1962 was 68, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mailman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mailman 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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