Parchment Family History

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Parchment Name Meaning

English: metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of parchment (Old French parcheminier). This name is common in Jamaica.

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


Similar surnames: Hatchett, Parmenter, Arcement, Parliament, Parent, Marchman, Argent

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Parchment Family Origin

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Parchment Family Occupations

What did your Parchment ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Parchment. The most common Parchment occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Parchment's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Parchment family was Laboror.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Farming

    11%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Laboror

    11%

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

Parchment Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Parchment Life Expectancy

What is the average Parchment lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Parchment life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Parchment in 1965 was 75, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Parchment

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Parchment 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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