Federman Family History

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Federman Name Meaning

German (Federmann) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a trader in feathers or quill pens, or an upholsterer, from Feder + -man ‘man’.

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

Similar surnames: Lederman, Feuerman, Edelman, Aderman, Derman, Laderman, Ruderman

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Federman Family Origin

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Federman Family Occupations

What did your Federman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Secretary were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Federman. 10% of Federman men worked as a Salesman and 9% of Federman women worked as a Secretary. Some less common occupations for Americans named Federman were Clerk and Bookkeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
  • Laborer
  • Machinist
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Secretary
  • Saleslady
  • Sales Clerk
  • Bookkeeper

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

Federman Historical Records

What Federman family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Federman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Federman 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Federman. 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 521 military records available for the last name Federman. For the veterans among your Federman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Federman Life Expectancy

What is the average Federman lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Federman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Federman in 1961 was 58, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Federman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Federman 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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