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Warman Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a merchant or trader from Middle English ware-man ‘market trader’ (Old English waru ‘articles of merchandise wares’ + mann ‘man’). English: from the Middle English personal name Warmund (Old English Wǣrmund from wǣr ‘agreement treaty’ + mund ‘protection’). Jewish (Ashkenazic): probably an artificial name from German wahr ‘true’ or warm ‘warm’ + Mann ‘man’. Americanized form of German Warmann or Wahrmann: from any of various Old High German verbs meaning ‘to defend warn or protect’ hence a nickname or occupational name for someone occupied in the protection of a settlement or town or with the responsibility to protect a person. Compare Wahrman . Swedish: probably of German origin (see 4 above).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Carman, Harman, Farman, Karman, Waxman, Rayman, Wadman, German, Arman

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Where is the Warman family from?

You can see how Warman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Warman family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Warman families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 44 Warman families living in New Brunswick. This was about 28% of all the recorded Warman's in Canada. New Brunswick had the highest population of Warman families in 1911.
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What did your Warman ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Warman. 39% of Warman men worked as a Farmer. .

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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
  • Laborer
  • Student
  • Labourer
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Passenger Lists

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Warman. 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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There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Warman. For the veterans among your Warman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Warman lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Warman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Warman in 1954 was 52, and 70 in 2004.

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