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Human Surname Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Hugheman also spelled Hugeman Hiweman Howeman and Huweman a Middle Dutch pet form of Hugh with the hypocoristic suffix -man. The name was probably introduced to Britain by Flemings after the Norman Conquest. Compare Hugh . English: occupational name denoting a ‘servant of Hugh’ (see Hugh ). Perhaps an altered form of German Homann .

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


Similar surnames: Hudman, Homan, Edman, Wyman, Hulan, Luman, Humann, Ryman, Hutman

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Where is the Human family from?

You can see how Human families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Human family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Human families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 19 Human families living in Quebec. This was about 30% of all the recorded Human's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Human families in 1911.
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What did your Human ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Labourer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Human. 43% of Human men worked as a Labourer. .

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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

  • Labourer
    43%
  • Clerk
    29%
  • Farmer
    29%
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Census Records

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Human. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Human 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Human. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Human. For the veterans among your Human ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Human lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Human life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Human in 1941 was 65, and 65 in 2004.

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