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Notman Name Meaning

English and Scottish: occupational name from Middle English note-man ‘nut-seller’. English: occupational name denoting ‘servant of Nott’ (see Nott ) with Middle English man ‘man servant’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a poor man from German Not ‘need want’ + Mann (Yiddish man) ‘man’. Americanized form of German Nothmann: from a short form of an ancient Germanic personal name formed with a cognate of Old High German nōt ‘distress force’ + man ‘man’. Americanized form of North German Notmann: from Middle Low German note ‘companion’ + man ‘man’.

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

Similar surnames: Norman, Cotman, Osman, Rozman, Putman, Wortman, Rotman, Oman, Gutman

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Where is the Notman family from?

You can see how Notman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Notman family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Notman families were found in and Scotland in 1841. In 1891 there were 56 Notman families living in London. This was about 24% of all the recorded Notman's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Notman families in 1891.
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What did your Notman 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 Notman. 28% of Notman men worked as a General Labourer and 93% of Notman women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Notman were Postman (retired) and 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 Male Occupations In 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Joiner Heavy Worke
  • Packing Case Maker
  • Postman (retired)

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Unpaid Domestic Dut
  • Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Notman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Notman 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 Notman. 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 882 military records available for the last name Notman. For the veterans among your Notman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Notman lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Notman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Notman in 1962 was 54, and 74 in 2004.

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