Wachsman Family History

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Wachsman Name Meaning

German (Wachsmann) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a gatherer or seller of beeswax, a variant of Wachs, with the addition of the Middle High German and Yiddish suffix man ‘man’.

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


Similar surnames: Nachtman, Lachmann, Bachmann, Wachtman, Lachman, Bachman, Jackman

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Wachsman Family Origin

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Wachsman Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Hotel Keeper

    17%
  • Market Gardener

    17%
  • Segar Maker

    17%

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In 1880, Farmer, Hotel Keeper and Market Gardener were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wachsman. A less common occupation for the Wachsman family was Segar Maker. The most common Wachsman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Wachsman's were Farmers.

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Wachsman Historical Records

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Wachsman Life Expectancy

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