Dunman Family History

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Dunman Name Meaning

Southern English: variant of Downman, a topographic name for a downland dweller. Compare Downer.

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


Similar surnames: Putman, Denman, Duman, Duncan, Dudman, Deman, Durban, Furman, Duran

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Dunman Family Origin

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Dunman Family Occupations

What did your Dunman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Dunman. 30% of Dunman men worked as a Farmer and 29% of Dunman women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dunman were Clerk and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    30%
  • Laborer
    16%
  • Farm Laborer
    8%
  • Clerk
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Waitress
    29%
  • Stenographer
    22%
  • Maid
    22%
  • Clerk
    15%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Dunman Historical Records

What Dunman family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Dunman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dunman 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 410 immigration records available for the last name Dunman. 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 596 military records available for the last name Dunman. For the veterans among your Dunman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dunman Life Expectancy

What is the average Dunman lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Dunman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Dunman in 1953 was 66, and 57 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dunman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dunman 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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