Woolman Family History

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Woolman Name Meaning

English: variant of Wool. Americanized form of Jewish Wollman or German Wollmann (see Wollman).

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

Similar surnames: Wolman, Wollman, Goodman, Wohlman, Moosman, Coolman, Pollman, Wellman

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Woolman Family Origin

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Woolman Family Occupations

What did your Woolman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Woolman. A less common occupation for the Woolman family was Farm Laborer. The most common Woolman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Woolman's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Laborer


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

Woolman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Woolman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Woolman 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 Woolman. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Woolman. For the veterans among your Woolman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Woolman Life Expectancy

What is the average Woolman lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Woolman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Woolman in 1957 was 41, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Woolman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Woolman 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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