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Outman Name Meaning

Possibly an altered form of North German Uthmann (see Uthman ) or Utmann or of their Dutch cognate Uitman which is a nickname from Middle Dutch uteman ‘stranger newcomer’. Alternatively an altered form of Dutch Oudman a cognate of German Altmann . Compare Oatman .

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

Similar surnames: Putman, Butman, Hutman, Outland, Ottman, Oatman, Gutman, Kurman

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Where is the Outman family from?

You can see how Outman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Outman family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Outman families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there was 1 Outman family living in Ontario. This was 100% of all the recorded Outman's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Outman families in 1911.
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What did your Outman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Outman. 19% of Outman men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Outman women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Outman were Labor and Clerical. .

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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
  • Laborer
  • Realtor
  • Labor

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
  • Housewife
  • Housekeeper
  • Clerical
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Outman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Outman 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 195 immigration records available for the last name Outman. 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 392 military records available for the last name Outman. For the veterans among your Outman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Outman lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Outman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Outman in 1957 was 54, and 57 in 2004.

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