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Bultman Family History

Bultman Name Meaning

Dutch: habitational name for someone who lived in a settlement named (De) Bult located on a knoll or a height named with bult ‘knoll’. Americanized form of German Bultmann a cognate of 1 above.

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


Similar surnames: Butman, Hultman, Bulman, Putman, Buxman, Burgman, Buseman, Bartman

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Where is the Bultman family from?

You can see how Bultman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bultman family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Bultman families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 7 Bultman families living in Nova Scotia. This was about 88% of all the recorded Bultman's in Canada. Nova Scotia had the highest population of Bultman families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bultman surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bultman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Bultman. 33% of Bultman men worked as a Farmer and 14% of Bultman women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bultman were Salesman 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
    33%
  • Carpenter
    12%
  • Laborer
    9%
  • Salesman
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Waitress
    14%
  • Teacher
    14%
  • Housewife
    14%
  • Stenographer
    14%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bultman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bultman 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 437 immigration records available for the last name Bultman. 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 709 military records available for the last name Bultman. For the veterans among your Bultman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bultman lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Bultman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Bultman in 1950 was 59, and 79 in 2004.

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