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Colman Name Meaning

Irish and English: variant of Coleman 1–4. Americanized spelling of German Kohlmann or Kollmann.

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


Similar surnames: Collman, Coleman, Dolman, Kolman, Polman, Cosman, Cowman, Zolman

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Colman Family Origin

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Colman Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    48%
  • Engineer

    5%
  • Farmers Son

    5%
  • Shoemaker

    5%

In 1881, the most common Colman occupation in Canada was Farmer. 48% of Colman's were Farmers. Farmer, Engineer and Farmers Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Colman. A less common occupation for the Colman family was Shoemaker.

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Colman Historical Records

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Colman Life Expectancy

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