Zortman Family History

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Zortman Name Meaning

Variant spelling of German Zartmann (see Zartman).

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


Similar surnames: Hortman, Wortman, Zartman, Nortman, Portman, Fortman, Zolman, Rottman

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Zortman Family Origin

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Zortman Family Occupations

What did your Zortman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Zortman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 58% of Zortman's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Zortman family was Hotel Keeper. Farmer, Carpenter and Farmer/Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Zortman.

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  • Farmer

    58%
  • Carpenter

    15%
  • Farmer/Carpenter

    4%
  • Hotel Keeper

    4%

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

Zortman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Zortman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zortman 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Zortman. 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 Zortman. For the veterans among your Zortman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Zortman Life Expectancy

What is the average Zortman lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Zortman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Zortman in 1944 was 23, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Zortman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Zortman 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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