Kathman Family History

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Kathman Name Meaning

North German (Kathmann): topographic name or status name for someone living in a small cottage, from Middle Low German kate, kote ‘hut’, ‘cottage’ + -man ‘man’. Compare Kater 3.

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

Similar surnames: Gathman, Rothman, Rethman, Guthman, Oatman, Kothmann, Ashman

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Kathman Family Origin

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Kathman Family Occupations

What did your Kathman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kathman occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 10% of Kathman's were Carpenters. Carpenter, Express Driver and Furniture Fac. were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kathman. A less common occupation for the Kathman family was Grocer.

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  • Carpenter

  • Express Driver

  • Furniture Fac.

  • Grocer


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

Kathman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Kathman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kathman 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 227 immigration records available for the last name Kathman. 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 235 military records available for the last name Kathman. For the veterans among your Kathman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kathman Life Expectancy

What is the average Kathman lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Kathman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Kathman in 1962 was 56, and 63 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kathman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kathman 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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