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Huisman Family History

Huisman Name Meaning

Dutch: status name for a free farmer who owned a house from huis ‘house’ + man ‘man’.

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

Similar surnames: Hulsman, Huseman, Russman, Housman, Human, Lisman, Hudman, Sussman

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Where is the Huisman family from?

You can see how Huisman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Huisman family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Huisman families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 9 Huisman families living in Alberta. This was 100% of all the recorded Huisman's in Canada. Alberta had the highest population of Huisman families in 1911.
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What did your Huisman ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Huisman. 100% of Huisman men worked as a Farmer. .

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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
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Huisman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Huisman 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 Huisman. 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 405 military records available for the last name Huisman. For the veterans among your Huisman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Huisman lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Huisman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Huisman in 1957 was 46, and 81 in 2004.

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