Kolman Family History

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Kolman Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Kalman. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): variant of Kohlmann. Czech and Slovenian: from the medieval personal name Kolman, derived from the name of St. Columban, an Irish missionary to Europe (see Coleman). Austrian German (Kolmann): from the medieval personal name Coloman, altered at a later period by folk etymology to Kohlmann, as though derived from German Kohl ‘cabbage’ + Mann ‘man’.

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

Similar surnames: Kosman, Kalman, Kelman, Polman, Kilman, Colman, Olman, Kolkman

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Kolman Family Origin

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Kolman Family Occupations

What did your Kolman ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Kolman occupation in Canada was Carriage Builder. 100% of Kolman's were Carriage Builders.

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  • Carriage Builder


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Kolman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Kolman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kolman 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 Kolman. 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 764 military records available for the last name Kolman. For the veterans among your Kolman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kolman Life Expectancy

What is the average Kolman lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Kolman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Kolman in 1948 was 52, and 78 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kolman 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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