Sportsman Family History

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Sportsman Name Meaning

Possibly an altered form of Dutch Sportmans: habitational name for someone from any of several places called Spork. variant of Portman.

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


Similar surnames: Portman, Protzman, Spreeman, Moorman, Perman, Prutzman, Worthman

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Sportsman Family Origin

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Sportsman Family Occupations

What did your Sportsman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Sportsman family was Laborer. Farmer and Keeping House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Sportsman. The most common Sportsman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 88% of Sportsman's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    88%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%

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

Sportsman Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Sportsman Life Expectancy

What is the average Sportsman lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Sportsman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Sportsman in 1946 was 67, and 57 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sportsman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sportsman 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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