Oatman Family History

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Oatman Name Meaning

Altered form of Dutch Oudeman, Oudmans, or Outmans, nicknames denoting an old man, though the last may also be a variant of Houtman, a habitational name for someone from a place named Ter Hout or a topographic name for someone who lived by a wood or copse, from Middle Dutch houte ‘wood’.

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


Similar surnames: Tatman, Patman, Oakman, Oman, Radman, Osman, Boatman, Layman, Ostman

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Oatman Family Origin

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Oatman Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Keeping House

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Oatman. The most common Oatman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Oatman's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Oatman family was Keeping House.

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Oatman Historical Records

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Oatman Life Expectancy

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