Damman Family History

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Damman Name Meaning

Dutch: occupational name for someone whose responsibility was to look after a dike or dam, from dam ‘dike’ + man ‘man’. Variant spelling of German Dammann.

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

Similar surnames: Dammann, Kamman, Daman, Hayman, Talman, Digman, Hagman, Dalman

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Damman Family Origin

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Damman Family Occupations

What did your Damman ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Damman occupation in Canada was Farmer. 60% of Damman's were Farmers. Farmer and Farm Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Damman.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer


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

Damman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Damman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Damman 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 867 immigration records available for the last name Damman. 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 894 military records available for the last name Damman. For the veterans among your Damman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Damman Life Expectancy

What is the average Damman lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Damman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Damman in 1955 was 38, and 74 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Damman 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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