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Tallman Family History

Tallman Name Meaning

Possibly an altered form of German Dallmann.

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


Similar surnames: Allman, Dallman, Stallman, Talman, Dalman, Tayman, Wallman, Tillman

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Where is the Tallman family from?

You can see how Tallman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Tallman family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Tallman families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 68 Tallman families living in Ontario. This was about 62% of all the recorded Tallman's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Tallman families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Tallman surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Tallman ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Tallman. 66% of Tallman men worked as a Farmer and 60% of Tallman women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tallman were Contractor and Income.

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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.

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    66%
  • Laborer
    14%
  • Farmers Son
    7%
  • Contractor
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Housewife
    60%
  • Income
    40%
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What Tallman family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 41,000 census records available for the last name Tallman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tallman 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Tallman. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Tallman. For the veterans among your Tallman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Tallman lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Tallman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Tallman in 1948 was 39, and 75 in 2004.

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