Wyman Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Wymund, Old English Wigmund (composed of the elements wig ‘war’ + mund ‘protection’), reinforced by the cognate Old Norse form Vígmundr, introduced by Scandinavian settlers in northern England.

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


Similar surnames: Lyman, Wyma, Eyman, Edman, Wiman, Inman, Wyant, Twyman, Osman, Wynn

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Wyman Family Origin

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Wyman Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

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Wyman Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, Wyman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Wyman in 1942 was 47, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wyman

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