Tuman Family History

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Tuman Name Meaning

Polish: probably a derivative of the personal name Tomasz (see Thomas), but perhaps also a nickname meaning ‘duffer’, ‘nitwit’, from Polish tuman ‘cloud of dust’.

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

Similar surnames: Tuma, Toman, Human, Ulan, Taran, Duran, Sturman, Tamas, Edman, Buxman

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Tuman Family Origin

Where is the Tuman family from?

Tuman Family Occupations

What did your Tuman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Tuman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Tuman's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Tuman family was Policeman. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tuman.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Policeman


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

Tuman Historical Records

What Tuman family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Tuman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tuman 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 653 immigration records available for the last name Tuman. 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 694 military records available for the last name Tuman. For the veterans among your Tuman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tuman Life Expectancy

What is the average Tuman lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Tuman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Tuman in 1958 was 36, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tuman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tuman 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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