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Urman Family History

Urman Name Meaning

Respelling of German Urmann or Uhrmann, from a pet form of Uhr. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Uhr. Jewish (from Ukraine): nickname from southeastern Yiddish ureman ‘poor man’.

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


Similar surnames: Orman, Ulman, Kurman, Arman, Furman, Urban, Gurman, Turman, German

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Where is the Urman family from?

You can see how Urman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Urman family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Urman families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 10 Urman families living in Nova Scotia. This was about 63% of all the recorded Urman's in Canada. Nova Scotia had the highest population of Urman families in 1911.
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What did your Urman ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Finisher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Urman. .

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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
    100%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Finisher
    100%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Urman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Urman 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 648 immigration records available for the last name Urman. 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 427 military records available for the last name Urman. For the veterans among your Urman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Urman lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Urman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Urman in 1965 was 69, and 71 in 2004.

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