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Coltman Name Meaning

English: occupational name for someone who looked after asses and horses from Middle English colt ‘young ass’ + man. See Colt .

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

Similar surnames: Cotman, Coleman, Holdman, Boatman, Copeman, Holman, Bultman, Pollman

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Where is the Coltman family from?

You can see how Coltman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Coltman family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Coltman families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 158 Coltman families living in Durham. This was about 21% of all the recorded Coltman's in United Kingdom. Durham had the highest population of Coltman families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Coltman surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Coltman ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Coltman. 12% of Coltman men worked as a General Labourer and 69% of Coltman women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Coltman were Dental Surgeon and Retired. .

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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

  • General Labourer
  • Painter decorator
  • Dairy Farmer
  • Dental Surgeon

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Housewife
  • Retired
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Census Records

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Coltman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Coltman 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Coltman. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Coltman. For the veterans among your Coltman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Coltman lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Coltman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Coltman in 1963 was 73, and 86 in 2004.

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