Vogelman Family History

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Vogelman Name Meaning

German (Vogelmann): occupational name for a birdcatcher, from Middle High German, Middle Low German vogel ‘bird’ + man ‘man’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Vogel 2, in the sense ‘husband of Foygl’.

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


Similar surnames: Poelman, Engelman, Kelman, Fogelman, Moehlman, Vogelsang, Kopelman

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Vogelman Family Origin

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Vogelman Family Occupations

What did your Vogelman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Vogelman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Vogelman's were Farmers. Farmer, Baker and Can Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Vogelman. A less common occupation for the Vogelman family was Dealer In Boots & Shoes.

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Baker

    11%
  • Can Maker

    11%
  • Dealer In Boots & Shoes

    11%

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

Vogelman Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Vogelman Life Expectancy

What is the average Vogelman lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Vogelman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Vogelman in 1950 was 41, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Vogelman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Vogelman 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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