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Ulman Name Meaning

German: from a pet form of the personal name Ulrich. Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from the city of Ulm in Baden-Württemberg, with the suffix -man ‘man’, which is occasionally found as a surname-forming element with placenames, denoting a native or inhabitant of a place.

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


Similar surnames: Elman, Urman, Kelman, Putman, Ullman, Ulmen, Olman, Alman, Ulan

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Where is the Ulman family from?

You can see how Ulman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ulman family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Ulman families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 7 Ulman families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 44% of all the recorded Ulman's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Ulman families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ulman surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ulman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Ulman. 19% of Ulman men worked as a Farmer and 17% of Ulman women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ulman were Clerk and Waitress. .

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*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

  • Farmer
    19%
  • Salesman
    14%
  • Laborer
    13%
  • Clerk
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    17%
  • Maid
    11%
  • Stenographer
    9%
  • Waitress
    7%
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Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Ulman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ulman census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Ulman. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Ulman. For the veterans among your Ulman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ulman lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Ulman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Ulman in 1953 was 58, and 82 in 2004.

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