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Ahlman Name Meaning

Altered spelling of German Ahl(e)mann, a topographic name, literally meaning ‘swamp man’. Ahle(n) is the name of several places in northern Germany named from their situation by a fen or swamp. Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements al ‘alder’ + man ‘man’.

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


Similar surnames: Dahlman, Allman, Kallman, Wallman, Alman, Mehlman, Kelman, Aikman

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Where is the Ahlman family from?

You can see how Ahlman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ahlman family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Ahlman families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there was 1 Ahlman family living in British Columbia. This was about 50% of all the recorded Ahlman's in Canada. British Columbia and 1 other province had the highest population of Ahlman families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ahlman surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ahlman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Ahlman. 19% of Ahlman men worked as a Farmer and 58% of Ahlman women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ahlman were Proprietor and Stenographer.

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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.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    19%
  • Laborer
    19%
  • Salesman
    12%
  • Proprietor
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    58%
  • Stenographer
    43%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Ahlman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ahlman 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 744 immigration records available for the last name Ahlman. 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 Cards

There are 301 military records available for the last name Ahlman. For the veterans among your Ahlman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ahlman lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Ahlman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Ahlman in 1962 was 73, and 74 in 2004.

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