Schulman Family History

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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

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Schulman Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Schulman name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Schulman. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • European Jewish


  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Italy


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Schulman Family Origin

Where is the Schulman family from?

Schulman Family Occupations

What did your Schulman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Shoemaker and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Schulman. The most common Schulman occupation in the USA was Shoemaker. 67% of Schulman's were Shoemakers.

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  • Shoemaker

  • Laborer


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

Schulman Historical Records

What Schulman family records will you find?

Census Record

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.

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Passenger List

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.

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Draft Card

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.

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Schulman Life Expectancy

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

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schulman 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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