Wurdeman Family History

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Wurdeman Name Meaning

North German (Wurdemann, also Würdemann): a topographic name from Middle Low German wurt ‘farm area’, ‘field’, ‘woodland’. German (Würdemann): from a Germanic personal name formed with Old High German wirdi ‘dignity’ + man ‘man’.

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

Similar surnames: Wideman, Wireman, Rodeman, Wildman, Hardeman, Sudman, Waldman

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Wurdeman Family Origin

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Wurdeman Family Occupations

What did your Wurdeman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Wurdeman occupation in the USA was Cabinet Maker. 33% of Wurdeman's were Cabinet Makers. Cabinet Maker and Carpenter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Wurdeman. A less common occupation for the Wurdeman family was Farmer.

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  • Cabinet Maker

  • Carpenter

  • Farmer


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Wurdeman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 990 census records available for the last name Wurdeman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wurdeman 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 206 immigration records available for the last name Wurdeman. 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 164 military records available for the last name Wurdeman. For the veterans among your Wurdeman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wurdeman Life Expectancy

What is the average Wurdeman lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Wurdeman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Wurdeman in 1962 was 51, and 91 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wurdeman

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