Christman Family History

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Christman Name Meaning

Respelling of German Christmann. English: from Middle English Cristeman ‘servant of Christ’, Christ being a short form of Christian or Christopher, or possibly Christine.

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

Similar surnames: Christian, Christmann, Chrisman, Christmas, Crissman, Chrismon

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Christman Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Christman name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Christman. 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


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • France


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Christman Family Origin

Where is the Christman family from?

Christman Family Occupations

What did your Christman ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Blacksmith and Mechanic were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Christman. A less common occupation for the Christman family was Dress Maker. The most common Christman occupation in Canada was Farmer. 31% of Christman's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Mechanic

  • Dress Maker


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

Christman Historical Records

What Christman family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 59,000 census records available for the last name Christman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Christman 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Christman. 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 10,000 military records available for the last name Christman. For the veterans among your Christman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Christman Life Expectancy

What is the average Christman lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Christman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Christman in 1944 was 44, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Christman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Christman 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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