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Fodman Family History

Fodman Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Forman, Bodman, Todman, Foxman, Rodman, Godman, Norman, Bowman

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Where is the Fodman family from?

You can see how Fodman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Fodman family name was found in the USA in 1840. In 1840 there was 1 Fodman family living in Ohio. This was 100% of all the recorded Fodman's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Fodman families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Fodman surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Fodman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman was the top reported job for people in the USA named Fodman. 100% of Fodman men worked as a Salesman. .

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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

  • Salesman
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Census Records

There are 52 census records available for the last name Fodman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fodman 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 14 immigration records available for the last name Fodman. 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 3 military records available for the last name Fodman. For the veterans among your Fodman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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