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Axtman Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Axtmann .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Artman, Paxman, Altmann, Bartman, Wartman, Oxman, Ashman, Waxman

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Where is the Axtman family from?

You can see how Axtman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Axtman family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Axtman families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 9 Axtman families living in New York. This was about 36% of all the recorded Axtman's in USA. New York had the highest population of Axtman families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Axtman surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Axtman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Axtman. 61% of Axtman men worked as a Farmer and 67% of Axtman women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Axtman were Machinist and Housewife. .

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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
  • Farm Laborer
  • Laborer
  • Machinist

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housework
  • Housewife
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Axtman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Axtman 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 126 immigration records available for the last name Axtman. 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 250 military records available for the last name Axtman. For the veterans among your Axtman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Axtman lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Axtman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Axtman in 1954 was 60, and 75 in 2004.

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