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Ledman Family History

Ledman Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name from an unidentified first element + man ‘man’.

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


Similar surnames: Leiman, Edman, Hedman, Derman, Wedman, Hegman, Feeman, German, Herman

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Where is the Ledman family from?

You can see how Ledman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ledman family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Ledman families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 24 Ledman families living in Ontario. This was about 80% of all the recorded Ledman's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Ledman families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ledman surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ledman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Ledman. 26% of Ledman men worked as a Laborer and 17% of Ledman women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ledman were Salesman and Stenographer.

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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

  • Laborer
    26%
  • Farmer
    17%
  • Operator
    10%
  • Salesman
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    17%
  • Laundress
    17%
  • Housekeeper
    17%
  • Stenographer
    17%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ledman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ledman 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 304 immigration records available for the last name Ledman. 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 435 military records available for the last name Ledman. For the veterans among your Ledman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ledman lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Ledman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Ledman in 1960 was 53, and 51 in 2004.

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