Russman Family History

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Russman Name Meaning

from Ru(o)ss, a derivative of the personal name Rudolf + Middle High German man ‘man’. nickname for someone who had traveled to Russia or had some connection with that country (see Russ 2). (Rüssmann): perhaps a habitational name for someone from any of several places named Rüssen in Lower Saxony and Saxony. EG

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


Similar surnames: Mussman, Rissman, Crossman, Rossmann, Sussman, Messman, Gussman

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Russman Family Origin

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Russman Family Occupations

What did your Russman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Russman. 15% of Russman men worked as a Farmer and 13% of Russman women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Russman were Clerk and Maid

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    15%
  • Laborer
    5%
  • Salesman
    4%
  • Clerk
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    13%
  • Bookkeeper
    8%
  • Housewife
    8%
  • Maid
    8%

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

Russman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Russman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Russman 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 383 immigration records available for the last name Russman. 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 353 military records available for the last name Russman. For the veterans among your Russman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Russman Life Expectancy

What is the average Russman lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Russman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Russman in 1949 was 47, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Russman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Russman 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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