Widman Family History

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Widman Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements Wid-, an uncertain element, possibly Old Swedish viþr ‘wood’, ‘forest’ or from a place name formed with Old Swedish vid ‘wide’ + man ‘man’. Altered spelling of German Widmann.

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


Similar surnames: Wiman, Wideman, Wikman, Wedman, Radman, Waldman, Wildman, Kidman

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Widman Family Origin

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Widman Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    15%
  • Saloon Keeper

    5%
  • Cooper

    4%
  • Engineer

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Widman family was Engineer. The most common Widman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 15% of Widman's were Farmers. Farmer, Saloon Keeper and Cooper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Widman.

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Widman Historical Records

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Widman Life Expectancy

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