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Patman Name Meaning

English (Cambridgeshire): occupational name for the servant (Middle English man) of someone called Pat(t) or Pate (see Pate).

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


Similar surnames: Paxman, Tatman, Putman, Parkman, Oatman, Badman, Batman, Waxman

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Where is the Patman family from?

You can see how Patman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Patman family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Patman families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1911 there were 23 Patman families living in Ontario. This was about 35% of all the recorded Patman's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Patman families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Patman surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Patman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Patman. 30% of Patman men worked as a Laborer and 15% of Patman women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Patman were Truck Driver and Teacher.

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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
    30%
  • Farmer
    23%
  • Farming
    7%
  • Truck Driver
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    15%
  • Maid
    13%
  • Cook
    12%
  • Teacher
    8%
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Census Records

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Patman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Patman 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 938 immigration records available for the last name Patman. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Patman. For the veterans among your Patman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Patman lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Patman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Patman in 1960 was 46, and 82 in 2004.

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