Wolman Family History

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Wolman Name Meaning

English: variant of Wool. Respelling of Jewish Wollman, or of the German cognate, Wollmann.

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

Similar surnames: Wollman, Woolman, Olman, Polman, Dolman, Kolman, Colman, Worman

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Wolman Family Origin

Where is the Wolman family from?

Wolman Family Occupations

What did your Wolman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Clothere, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wolman. The most common Wolman occupation in the USA was Clothere. 25% of Wolman's were Clotheres. A less common occupation for the Wolman family was Lumberman.

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  • Clothere

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Lumberman


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

Wolman Historical Records

What Wolman family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Wolman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wolman 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 Wolman. 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 530 military records available for the last name Wolman. For the veterans among your Wolman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wolman Life Expectancy

What is the average Wolman lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Wolman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Wolman in 1956 was 52, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wolman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wolman 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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