History of your Surname
Get access to Schulman family records.Start a free trial

Schulman Family History

Schulman Name Meaning

German (Schulmann): probably an occupational name for a teacher in a school or seminary, from Middle High German schuol(e) + man ‘man’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Schuler.

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

Similar surnames: Schumann, Scherman, Schutzman, Mehlman, Shulman, Stillman, Spellman

Search for a relative to learn more about your family history.

Hint: Try searching for a relative alive in 1940.

Black & white image of a young woman scientist

Where is the Schulman family from?

You can see how Schulman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Schulman family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Schulman families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 7 Schulman families living in Missouri. This was about 44% of all the recorded Schulman's in the USA. Missouri had the highest population of Schulman families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Schulman surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Schulman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Schulman. 19% of Schulman men worked as a Salesman and 10% of Schulman women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Schulman were Operator and Housewife.

View Census data for Schulman | Data not to scale

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
  • Proprietor
  • Clerk
  • Operator

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Saleslady
  • Bookkeeper
  • Housewife
Black & white image of two construction labourers

What Schulman family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Schulman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schulman census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search US census records for Schulman

Passenger Lists

There are 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Schulman. 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.

View all Schulman immigration records

Draft Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Schulman. For the veterans among your Schulman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Schulman military records

You've only scratched the surface of Schulman family history.

Discover More

What is the average Schulman lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Schulman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Schulman in 1948 was 43, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schulman

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in the Schulman family tree

Explore Your Tree
Search for another surname
Start a 14-Day Free Trial