Gurman Family History

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Gurman Name Meaning

Dutch: from the personal name Goeder (from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements god ‘good’) + man ‘man’. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): etymology unexplained.

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

Similar surnames: German, Gutman, Guzman, Gorman, Gusman, Turman, Derman, Sturman

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Gurman Family Origin

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Gurman Family Occupations

What did your Gurman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gurman occupation in the USA was Carman. 25% of Gurman's were Carmans. Carman, Clerk In Store and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gurman. A less common occupation for the Gurman family was Saloon Keeper.

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  • Carman

  • Clerk In Store

  • Farmer

  • Saloon Keeper


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Gurman ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Gurman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Gurman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gurman 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 Gurman. 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 644 military records available for the last name Gurman. For the veterans among your Gurman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gurman Life Expectancy

What is the average Gurman lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Gurman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Gurman in 1960 was 44, and 100 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gurman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gurman 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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