Waldmann Family History

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Waldmann Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived in a forest, or alternatively an occupational name for a forest warden, Middle High German waltman (literally ‘forest man’). Jewish (Ashkenazic): see Waldman.

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

Similar surnames: Waldman, Feldmann, Altmann, Salzmann, Weidmann, Dallmann, Wildman

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Waldmann Family Origin

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Waldmann Family Occupations

What did your Waldmann ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Waldmann occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Waldmann's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and At Home were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Waldmann. A less common occupation for the Waldmann family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • At Home

  • Blacksmith


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

Waldmann Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Waldmann. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Waldmann 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Waldmann. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Waldmann. For the veterans among your Waldmann ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Waldmann Life Expectancy

What is the average Waldmann lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Waldmann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Waldmann in 1957 was 50, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Waldmann

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Waldmann 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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