Wadman Family History

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Wadman Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a gatherer or seller of woad, from an agent derivative of Middle English wade ‘woad’ (Old English wad). This plant produces a blue dye, which was widely used in the Middle Ages.

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


Similar surnames: Warman, Waxman, Waldman, Badman, Cadman, Kidman, Hardman, Wardman

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Wadman Family Origin

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Wadman Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Going To School

    19%
  • Carpenter

    11%
  • Ship Captain

    11%

In 1881, the most common Wadman occupation in Canada was Farmer. 19% of Wadman's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Wadman family was Ship Captain. Farmer, Going To School and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wadman.

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Wadman Historical Records

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Wadman Life Expectancy

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