Packman Family History

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Packman Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a peddler or hawker, Middle English packeman. English: occupational name for the servant (Middle English man) of someone called Pack. German (Packmann, Päckmann), Dutch (Pakman), and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a packer (one who packed goods for shipping) or alternatively a rider or driver of pack animals, used for carrying comparatively light quantitites of goods at high speed, from a derivative of packen ‘to pack’. German: variant of Pach 1, 2.

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


Similar surnames: Hackman, Jackman, Parkman, Backman, Buckman, Hickman, Paxman, Luckman

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Packman Family Origin

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Packman Family Occupations

What did your Packman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Packman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Packman's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Packman family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Clerk In Store and Dry Goods Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Packman.

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Clerk In Store

    4%
  • Dry Goods Merchant

    4%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

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

Packman Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Packman Life Expectancy

What is the average Packman lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Packman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Packman in 1959 was 59, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Packman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Packman 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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