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Feeman Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Viehmann an occupational name for a cattle dealer from Middle High German vihe ‘animal cattle’ + man ‘man’ or of its Dutch equivalent Veeman from vee ‘cattle livestock’.

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


Similar surnames: Beeman, Hegeman, Perman, Kelman, Seelman, Derman, Neeman, German

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Where is the Feeman family from?

You can see how Feeman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Feeman family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Feeman families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 15 Feeman families living in Ontario. This was about 60% of all the recorded Feeman's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Feeman families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Feeman surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Feeman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Cook were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Feeman. 36% of Feeman men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Feeman women worked as a Cook. Some less common occupations for Americans named Feeman were Carpenter and Servant. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    36%
  • Farmer
    12%
  • Salesman
    10%
  • Carpenter
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Cook
    50%
  • Servant
    50%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Feeman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Feeman census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 380 immigration records available for the last name Feeman. 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 Cards

There are 494 military records available for the last name Feeman. For the veterans among your Feeman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Feeman lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Feeman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Feeman in 1962 was 74, and 83 in 2004.

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