Ottman Family History

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Ottman Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: variant spelling of Ottmann.

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

Similar surnames: Cottman, Rottman, Outman, Putman, Ottmann, Ossman, Otteman, Oatman

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Ottman Family Origin

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Ottman Family Occupations

What did your Ottman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ottman family was Keeping House. The most common Ottman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Ottman's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ottman.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Keeping House


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

Ottman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Ottman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ottman 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 Ottman. 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 Ottman. For the veterans among your Ottman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ottman Life Expectancy

What is the average Ottman lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Ottman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Ottman in 1957 was 55, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ottman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ottman 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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