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Tallman Family History

Tallman Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Thalmann or Thälmann or some other similarly spelled (cognate) surname e.g. Talmann. Americanized form of Dutch Talman English (Devon): variant of Talman This form of the surname is very rare in Britain and Ireland. Native American (also Tall Man): translation into English of a personal name such as Navajo Hastiin Nééz composed of hastiin ‘man’ and nééz ‘tall long’ (see Nez ). See also Long

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

Similar surnames: Allman, Dallman, Stallman, Talman, Dalman, Tayman, Wallman, Tillman

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Where is the Tallman family from?

You can see how Tallman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Tallman family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Tallman families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 7 Tallman families living in Devon. This was about 47% of all the recorded Tallman's in United Kingdom. Devon had the highest population of Tallman families in 1891.
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What did your Tallman ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Tallman. 50% of Tallman 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
  • Retired
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There are 41,000 census records available for the last name Tallman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tallman 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 Tallman. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Tallman. For the veterans among your Tallman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Tallman lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Tallman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Tallman in 1948 was 39, and 75 in 2004.

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