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Poorman Name Meaning

Possibly an altered spelling of German Porrmann, a variant of Porr, or Purrmann, from a variant of the personal name Burgman, from Old High German burg ‘castle’, ‘protection’ + man ‘man’.

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

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Poorman Family Origin

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Poorman Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    48%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Keeping House

    4%

In 1880, the most common Poorman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Poorman's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Poorman family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Poorman.

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Poorman Historical Records

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Poorman Life Expectancy

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