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Woodman Name Meaning

occupational name for a woodcutter or a forester (compare Woodward), or topographic name for someone who lived in the woods. possibly from the Old English personal name Wudumann.

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


Similar surnames: Goodman, Waldman, Woodland, Todman, Woodfin, Bodman, Holdman, Moorman

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Woodman Family Origin

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Woodman Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Woodman. A less common occupation for the Woodman family was Carpenter. The most common Woodman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Woodman's were Farmers.

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Woodman Historical Records

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Woodman Life Expectancy

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