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Origins of the Bulman surname

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About the Bulmans

We have a total number of 12783 records for people with the last name Bulman.

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Where do most Bulmans live?

In 1921, most Bulmans lived in North East.

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Interesting facts about Bulmans

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 10,700 records for the Bulman surname. The oldest one dates back to 1662.

Who were Bulmans most likely to marry?

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Bulmans.

What are the most common Bulman first names?

  • John
  • Thomas
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Bulmans

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Bulmans in 1921


General Servant Domestic


Domestic Servant




Living On Own Means


Common Male occupations for Bulmans in 1921






Agricultural Labourer


Coal Miner


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