Appleman Family History

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Appleman Name Meaning

Respelling of German Appelmann (see Appelman). Jewish (Ashkenazic): Americanized form of the German Jewish surname Apfelmann ‘apple man’, an ornamental name or a metonymic occupational name for a seller of the fruit.

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

Similar surnames: Appelman, Coleman, Apple, Pullman, Alleman, Allman, Addleman

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Appleman Family Origin

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Appleman Family Occupations

What did your Appleman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Appleman. A less common occupation for the Appleman family was Carpenter. The most common Appleman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Appleman's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter


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

Appleman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Appleman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Appleman 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 751 immigration records available for the last name Appleman. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Appleman. For the veterans among your Appleman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Appleman Life Expectancy

What is the average Appleman lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Appleman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Appleman in 1944 was 33, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Appleman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Appleman 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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