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Ansman Family History

Ansman Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Asman, Ausman, Alsman, Hansman, Antman, Allman, Osman, Kosman, Anson

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Where is the Ansman family from?

You can see how Ansman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ansman family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Ansman families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 4 Ansman families living in London. This was 100% of all the recorded Ansman's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Ansman families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ansman surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ansman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Ansman. 31% of Ansman men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Ansman women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ansman were Salesman and Servant. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    31%
  • Miner
    24%
  • Carpenter
    16%
  • Salesman
    16%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • New Worker
    50%
  • Servant
    50%
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Census Records

There are 938 census records available for the last name Ansman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ansman 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 101 immigration records available for the last name Ansman. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 120 military records available for the last name Ansman. For the veterans among your Ansman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ansman lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Ansman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Ansman in 1962 was 74, and 79 in 2003.

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