Flaxman Family History

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Flaxman Name Meaning

English and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a flax grower or dealer or for someone who processed it for weaving (see Flax). Probably a respelling of German Flachsmann, of the same meaning as 1, from Middle High German vlahs ‘flax’ + man ‘man’.

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


Similar surnames: Waxman, Paxman, Florman, Klarman, Lipman, Feeman, Layman, Farman

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Flaxman Family Origin

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Flaxman Family Occupations

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  • Blacksmith

    6%
  • Farmer

    5%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • House Painter

    3%

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In 1881, a less common occupation for the Flaxman family was House Painter. Blacksmith, Farmer and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Flaxman. The most common Flaxman occupation in the UK was Blacksmith. 6% of Flaxman's were Blacksmiths.

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Flaxman Historical Records

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Flaxman Life Expectancy

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