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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

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Clerk In Store

    4%
  • Dry Goods Merchant

    4%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

In 1880, 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. The most common Packman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Packman's were Farmers.

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Packman Historical Records

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Packman Life Expectancy

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