Packman Family History

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Packman Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a peddler or hawker, Middle English packeman. English: occupational name for the servant (Middle English man) of someone called Pack. German (Packmann, Päckmann), Dutch (Pakman), and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a packer (one who packed goods for shipping) or alternatively a rider or driver of pack animals, used for carrying comparatively light quantitites of goods at high speed, from a derivative of packen ‘to pack’. German: variant of Pach 1, 2.

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


Similar surnames: Hackman, Jackman, Parkman, Backman, Buckman, Hickman, Paxman, Luckman

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Packman Family Origin

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Packman Family Occupations

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In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Packman. 45% of Packman men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    45%
  • Laborer
    34%
  • Miller
    23%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Packman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 19,000 census records available for the last name Packman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Packman 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 Packman. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Packman. For the veterans among your Packman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Packman Life Expectancy

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Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Packman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Packman in 1959 was 59, and 86 in 2004.

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