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Homan Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Homann . English: variant of Human . This surname has been in Ireland since the 17th century. Dutch: status name from Middle Dutch hovetman hooftman ‘head man leader adviser’. Dutch: variant of Hoffman Slovenian: variant of Hofman from German Hofmann . Compare Oman and German Homann Slovenian: topographic name for someone who lived on a hill derived from hom ‘hill height’.7: Polish Czech and Croatian: from German Homann .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Human, Oman, Homann, Hopman, Holman, Boman, Hyman, Thoman, Goman

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Where is the Homan family from?

You can see how Homan families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Homan family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Homan families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 39 Homan families living in Ontario. This was about 35% of all the recorded Homan's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Homan families in 1911.
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What did your Homan ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Homan. 56% of Homan men worked as a Farmer and 60% of Homan women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Homan were Cultivateur and Stenographer. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
  • Labourer
  • Carpenter
  • Cultivateur

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Housekeeper
  • Stenographer
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Census Records

There are 54,000 census records available for the last name Homan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Homan 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Homan. 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 9,000 military records available for the last name Homan. For the veterans among your Homan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Homan lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Homan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Homan in 1944 was 28, and 76 in 2004.

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