Pullman Family History

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Pullman Name Meaning

English: derivative of the personal name Pell. German (Pullmann): variant of Puhlmann, itself a variant of Puhl. Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a bottle blower, from German Pulle ‘bottle’ + Mann ‘man’.

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


Similar surnames: Pollman, Pillman, Sellman, Billman, Kullmann, Bullman, Spellman

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Pullman Family Origin

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Pullman Family Occupations

What did your Pullman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Pullman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Pullman's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Pullman family was Tailor. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pullman.

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Tailor

    3%

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

Pullman Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Pullman Life Expectancy

What is the average Pullman lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Pullman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Pullman in 1949 was 61, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pullman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pullman 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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