Putman Family History

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Putman Name Meaning

English: variant of Pitman ‘dweller by the pit or hollow’, formed with Middle English putte, a dialect form common in southern and southwestern England. Dutch: from put ‘pit’ or ‘well’ + man ‘man’, a topographic name for someone who lived by such a feature, or a habitational name derived from a minor place named with the term. Americanized spelling of North German Püttmann, a topographic name cognate with 2.

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


Similar surnames: Gutman, Outman, Oatman, Rutman, Patman, Pitman, Butman, Pittman

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Putman Family Origin

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Putman Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%
  • Farming

    4%

In 1880, the most common Putman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Putman's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Putman. A less common occupation for the Putman family was Farming.

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Putman Historical Records

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Putman Life Expectancy

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