Strohman Family History

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Strohman Name Meaning

German (Strohmann): equivalent of Strohmeyer. German (Strohmann): from Middle High German stro ‘straw’ + man ‘man’, hence a nickname for a farmer or for a stupid person. Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname or occupational name from German Stroh ‘straw’ + Mann ‘man’.

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


Similar surnames: Strothman, Strodtman, Sturman, Stillman, Frohman, Stellman, Stehman

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Strohman Family Origin

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Strohman Family Occupations

What did your Strohman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Strohman family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Strohman. The most common Strohman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Strohman's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Barber

    6%
  • Carpenter

    6%

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

Strohman Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Strohman Life Expectancy

What is the average Strohman lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Strohman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Strohman in 1962 was 79, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Strohman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Strohman 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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