Wildman Family History

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Wildman Name Meaning

English: variant of Wild, with the addition of Middle English man ‘man’. German (Wildmann): from a short form of the Germanic personal name Wilto + Middle High German man ‘man’.

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

Similar surnames: Waldman, Wileman, Holdman, Wilderman, Hillman, Wideman, Willman

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Wildman Family Origin

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Wildman Family Occupations

What did your Wildman ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Wildman family was Shop Boy. Farmer, Carpenter and Going To School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wildman. The most common Wildman occupation in Canada was Farmer. 23% of Wildman's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Going To School

  • Shop Boy


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

Wildman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Wildman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wildman 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Wildman. 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 Wildman. For the veterans among your Wildman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wildman Life Expectancy

What is the average Wildman lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Wildman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Wildman in 1944 was 31, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wildman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wildman 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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