Aman Family History

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Aman Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Ammann. Muslim (widespread throughout the Muslim world): from the Arabic personal name Aman ‘trust’, ‘safety’, ‘protection’, ‘tranquility’. Aman is often used in combination with other names, for example Aman Allah (Amanullah) ‘trust of Allah’.

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

Similar surnames: Zaman, Amin, Iman, Amar, Oman, Asman, Amon, Awan, Alan, Amen

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Aman Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Aman name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Aman. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Sweden


  • Norway


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Aman Family Origin

Where is the Aman family from?

Aman Family Occupations

What did your Aman ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Cordonnier and Not Given were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Aman. The most common Aman occupation in Canada was Cordonnier. 33% of Aman's were Cordonniers. A less common occupation for the Aman family was Serviteur.

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  • Cordonnier

  • Not Given

  • Serviteur


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

Aman Historical Records

What Aman family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Aman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Aman 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Aman. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Aman. For the veterans among your Aman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Aman Life Expectancy

What is the average Aman lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Aman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Aman in 1952 was 52, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Aman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Aman 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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