Musselman Family History

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Musselman Name Meaning

Swiss German (Müsselmann): probably an occupational name for a woodman, from Middle High German müsel ‘log’ + man ‘man’.

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


Similar surnames: Fusselman, Gunselman, Mussman, Muhleman, Wesselman, Inselman

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Musselman Family Origin

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Musselman Family Occupations

What did your Musselman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Musselman family was Carpenter. The most common Musselman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Musselman's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Musselman.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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

Musselman Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Musselman Life Expectancy

What is the average Musselman lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Musselman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Musselman in 1944 was 34, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Musselman

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