Nachman Family History

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Nachman Name Meaning

Jewish: from the Hebrew post-Biblical male personal name Nachman ‘consoler’.

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

Similar surnames: Lachman, Nachtman, Bachman, Jackman, Rochman, Kochman, Tuchman

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Nachman Family Origin

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Nachman Family Occupations

What did your Nachman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Nachman family was Cattle Broker. Butcher, Liquor Dealer and Carpet Dealer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nachman. The most common Nachman occupation in the USA was Butcher. 11% of Nachman's were Butchers.

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  • Butcher

  • Liquor Dealer

  • Carpet Dealer

  • Cattle Broker


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

Nachman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Nachman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nachman 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Nachman. 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 533 military records available for the last name Nachman. For the veterans among your Nachman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nachman Life Expectancy

What is the average Nachman lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Nachman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Nachman in 1960 was 56, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nachman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nachman 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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