Shuman Family History

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Shuman Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Schumann. Americanized spelling of German Schumann.

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

Similar surnames: Shurman, Schuman, Shulman, Seeman, Shelman, Thuman, Human, Shewman

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Shuman Family Origin

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Shuman Family Occupations

What did your Shuman ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Domestic were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Shuman. 17% of Shuman men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Shuman women worked as a Domestic. Some less common occupations for Americans named Shuman were Carpenter and Student

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Booker
  • Caraker
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Domestic
  • Stenographer
  • Student

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

Shuman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 41,000 census records available for the last name Shuman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shuman 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Shuman. 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 9,000 military records available for the last name Shuman. For the veterans among your Shuman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shuman Life Expectancy

What is the average Shuman lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Shuman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Shuman in 1945 was 43, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shuman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shuman 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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