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Zaman Name Meaning

Muslim: from a personal name based on Arabic zaman ‘time’, ‘age’, ‘era’, often used to form names in combination with other words, for example Nur uz-Zaman ‘light of the era’, Shams uz-Zaman ‘sun of the time’. Zaman is a popular name in the Indian subcontinent.

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


Similar surnames: Aman, Zamani, Raman, Samad, Hasan, Naman, Hamad, Awan, Hamdan, Daman

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Where is the Zaman family from?

You can see how Zaman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Zaman family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Zaman families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 7 Zaman families living in Wisconsin. This was about 70% of all the recorded Zaman's in USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Zaman families in 1880.
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What did your Zaman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Inspector were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Zaman. 73% of Zaman men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Zaman women worked as an Inspector. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    73%
  • Miner
    28%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Inspector
    100%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Zaman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zaman census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 651 immigration records available for the last name Zaman. 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 Cards

There are 811 military records available for the last name Zaman. For the veterans among your Zaman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Zaman lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Zaman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Zaman in 1966 was 72, and 44 in 2004.

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