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Collman Family History

Collman Name Meaning

English (Middlesex and Surrey): variant of Coleman . Americanized form of German Kollmann or of Kohlmann .

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


Similar surnames: Colman, Coleman, Hollman, Dollman, Pollman, Zollman, Follman, Kollman

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Where is the Collman family from?

You can see how Collman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Collman family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Collman families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 59 Collman families living in London. This was about 26% of all the recorded Collman's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Collman families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Collman surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Collman ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Carpenter and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Collman. 34% of Collman men worked as a Carpenter and 81% of Collman women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Collman were Police Constable and House Duties. .

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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 1939

  • Carpenter
    34%
  • Motor Driver
    34%
  • Police Constable
    34%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    81%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    6%
  • Incapacitated
    4%
  • House Duties
    3%
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Census Records

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Collman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Collman 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Collman. 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 864 military records available for the last name Collman. For the veterans among your Collman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Collman lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Collman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Collman in 1957 was 46, and 82 in 2004.

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