Oakman Family History

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Oakman Name Meaning

English: from an Old English personal name, Acmann, composed of the elements ac ‘oak’ + mann ‘man’. Probably a translated form of Swedish Ekman.

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


Similar surnames: Backman, Oatman, Osman, Aikman, Radman, Cockman, Oman, Badman, Waxman

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Oakman Family Origin

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Oakman Family Occupations

What did your Oakman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Oakman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Oakman's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Oakman. A less common occupation for the Oakman family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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

Oakman Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Oakman Life Expectancy

What is the average Oakman lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Oakman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Oakman in 1952 was 43, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Oakman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Oakman 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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