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Peelman Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized spelling of South German Biehlmann or Bühlmann, variants of Biehler.

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


Similar surnames: Speelman, Uselman, Boelman, Pollman, Paulman, Kelman, Reesman, Seeman

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Peelman Family Origin

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Peelman Family Occupations

What did your Peelman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Peelman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Peelman's were Farmers. Farmer, Contractor and Day Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Peelman. A less common occupation for the Peelman family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Contractor

    9%
  • Day Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    9%

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

Peelman Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Peelman Life Expectancy

What is the average Peelman lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Peelman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Peelman in 1946 was 53, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Peelman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Peelman 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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