Wollman Family History

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Wollman Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a wool worker (see Wool). Respelling of the German cognate Wollmann. Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a wool worker, from Yiddish vol, German Wolle ‘wool’ + Yiddish man, German Mann ‘man’.

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

Similar surnames: Wohlman, Wollmann, Pollman, Wolman, Wortman, Woolman, Wallman

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Wollman Family Origin

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Wollman Family Occupations

What did your Wollman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wollman family was Harness Maker. The most common Wollman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Wollman's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wollman.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Cabinet Maker

  • Harness Maker


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

Wollman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Wollman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wollman 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Wollman. 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 860 military records available for the last name Wollman. For the veterans among your Wollman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wollman Life Expectancy

What is the average Wollman lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Wollman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Wollman in 1946 was 69, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wollman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wollman 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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