Essman Family History

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Essman Name Meaning

German (Essmann): habitational name, a variant of Essen, with the suffix man ‘man’.

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

Similar surnames: Ossman, Messman, Rosman, Eyman, Elfman, Osman, Tessman, Mesman

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Essman Family Origin

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Essman Family Occupations

What did your Essman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Essman. 23% of Essman men worked as a Farmer and 7% of Essman women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Essman were Farming and Housework

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Farming

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Helper
  • Housewife
  • Housework

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

Essman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Essman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Essman 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 269 immigration records available for the last name Essman. 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 886 military records available for the last name Essman. For the veterans among your Essman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Essman Life Expectancy

What is the average Essman lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Essman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Essman in 1949 was 47, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Essman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Essman 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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