Abelman Family History

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Abelman Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the personal name Abele (see Abeles) + German Mann ‘man’. Americanized spelling of German Abelmann, which is from the personal name Abel (a pet form of Albrecht) + -mann as a diminutive suffix.

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

Similar surnames: Belman, Adelman, Selman, Berman, Abelson, Kelman, Andelman, Elman

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Abelman Family Origin

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Abelman Family Occupations

What did your Abelman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Abelman. 30% of Abelman men worked as a Salesman and 50% of Abelman women worked as a Saleslady. Some less common occupations for Americans named Abelman were Grocer and Bookkeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
  • Farmer
  • Clerk
  • Grocer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Saleslady
  • Storekeeper
  • Bookkeeper

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

Abelman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Abelman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Abelman 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 521 immigration records available for the last name Abelman. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 266 military records available for the last name Abelman. For the veterans among your Abelman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Abelman Life Expectancy

What is the average Abelman lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Abelman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Abelman in 1960 was 58, and 84 in 2004.

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