Ulman Family History

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Ulman Name Meaning

German: from a pet form of the personal name Ulrich. Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from the city of Ulm in Baden-Württemberg, with the suffix -man ‘man’, which is occasionally found as a surname-forming element with placenames, denoting a native or inhabitant of a place.

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

Similar surnames: Elman, Urman, Kelman, Putman, Ullman, Ulmen, Olman, Alman, Ulan

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Ulman Family Origin

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Ulman Family Occupations

What did your Ulman ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Ulman occupation in Canada was Farmer. 24% of Ulman's were Farmers. Farmer, Student and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ulman. A less common occupation for the Ulman family was Teacher.

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  • Farmer

  • Student

  • Labourer

  • Teacher


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Ulman ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Ulman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Ulman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ulman 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Ulman. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Ulman. For the veterans among your Ulman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ulman Life Expectancy

What is the average Ulman lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Ulman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Ulman in 1953 was 58, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ulman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ulman 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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