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Goleman Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Gollmann:: habitational name for someone from any of several places called Golm in eastern Germany. status name for someone in feudal bondage to a lord or to the Church from Middle High German goll ‘feudal bondage’ (from Latin collata ‘bondage obligation’) + man ‘man’.

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


Similar surnames: Coleman, Goeman, Rodeman, Gallman, Sollman, Kolman, Coltman, Elleman

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Where is the Goleman family from?

You can see how Goleman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Goleman family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Goleman families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 12 Goleman families living in London. This was about 30% of all the recorded Goleman's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Goleman families in 1891.
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What did your Goleman ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Goleman. 100% of Goleman women worked as an Unpaid Domestic 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 Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    100%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Goleman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Goleman 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 531 immigration records available for the last name Goleman. 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 611 military records available for the last name Goleman. For the veterans among your Goleman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Goleman lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Goleman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Goleman in 1957 was 41, and 81 in 2004.

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