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Learman Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Lehrmann .

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


Similar surnames: Lehrman, Dearman, Leaman, Earman, Lorman, German, Lauman, Layman

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Where is the Learman family from?

You can see how Learman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Learman family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Learman families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 5 Learman families living in British Columbia. This was about 38% of all the recorded Learman's in Canada. British Columbia had the highest population of Learman families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Learman surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Learman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Learman. 40% of Learman men worked as a Farmer and 67% of Learman women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Learman were Shipping Clerk and Housewife. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    40%
  • Farm Laborer
    15%
  • Proprietor
    11%
  • Shipping Clerk
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    67%
  • Housewife
    34%
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What Learman family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Learman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Learman 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 337 immigration records available for the last name Learman. 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 242 military records available for the last name Learman. For the veterans among your Learman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Learman lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Learman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Learman in 1962 was 88, and 31 in 2004.

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