Parkman Family History

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Parkman Name Meaning

occupational name for a gamekeeper, from Middle English park ‘park’ + man ‘man’, ‘servant’, cognate with Parker. occupational name denoting the servant (Middle English man) of someone called Park (see Park 2).

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


Similar surnames: Packman, Markman, Hackman, Jackman, Carman, Backman, Barkman, Warman

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Parkman Family Origin

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Parkman Family Occupations

What did your Parkman ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Parkman. 31% of Parkman men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Parkman women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Parkman were Laborer and Saleslady

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    31%
  • Contractor
    9%
  • Fathers Farm
    9%
  • Laborer
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Bookkeeper
    25%
  • Clerk
    25%
  • Patient
    25%
  • Saleslady
    25%

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

Parkman Historical Records

What Parkman family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Parkman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Parkman 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 Parkman. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Parkman. For the veterans among your Parkman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Parkman Life Expectancy

What is the average Parkman lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Parkman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Parkman in 1954 was 51, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Parkman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Parkman 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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