Zechman Family History

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Zechman Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): occupational name from Yiddish tsekh ‘guild’, ‘craft corporation’ + man ‘man’.

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

Similar surnames: Rochman, Kochman, Beckman, Tuchman, Bachman, Richman, Lachman

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Zechman Family Origin

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Zechman Family Occupations

What did your Zechman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Zechman. A less common occupation for the Zechman family was Stone Mason. The most common Zechman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Zechman's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Stone Mason


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

Zechman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Zechman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zechman 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 169 immigration records available for the last name Zechman. 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 989 military records available for the last name Zechman. For the veterans among your Zechman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Zechman Life Expectancy

What is the average Zechman lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Zechman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Zechman in 1950 was 41, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Zechman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Zechman 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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