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Kohlmann Name Meaning

German and Jewish Ashkenazic: from a compound Middle High German kol ‘coal’ German Kohle or kōl German Kohl ‘cabbage’ + Middle High German man German Mann ‘man’ hence an occupational name for a coal miner or for a cabbage farmer. Compare below. Austrian German: variant of Kolmann (see Kolman ). It was altered at a later period by folk etymology as though derived from German Kohl ‘cabbage’ + Mann ‘man’ (see above).

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

Similar surnames: Ohlmann, Bohlmann, Wohlman, Kolman, Kohrman, Bollmann, Mohrmann

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Where is the Kohlmann family from?

You can see how Kohlmann families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kohlmann family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Kohlmann families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 6 Kohlmann families living in London. This was about 86% of all the recorded Kohlmann's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Kohlmann families in 1891.
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What did your Kohlmann ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Kohlmann. 100% of Kohlmann 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
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There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Kohlmann. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kohlmann 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 Kohlmann. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Kohlmann. For the veterans among your Kohlmann ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kohlmann lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Kohlmann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Kohlmann in 1954 was 55, and 58 in 2004.

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