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Fun Facts about the name Workman

  • When was the first name Workman first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Workman is Tuesday, October 28th, 1890.
  • How unique is the name Workman? From 1880 to 2015 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Workman. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Workman: Your name in reverse order is Namkrow. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Wknamor. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Workman? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 31,856 people with the last name Workman.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Workman? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 11 of them will have Workman as their last name.
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Popularity of Workman as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Workman U.S.
  White 90.09% 64.26%
  African American 5.04% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.43% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.71% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.68% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.05% 16.26%

Of Last Name Workman

People with the last name Workman are most frequently White

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Workman" mean? The list below shows the origins of Workman as well as things modernly associated with the name Workman such as celebrities named Workman.

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Work"man
  1. A man employed in labor, whether in tillage or manufactures; a worker.
  2. Hence, especially, a skillful artificer or laborer.

Etymology: AS. weorcmann

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. An employee who performs manual or industrial labor

Notable Persons With the Last Name Workman

Shanelle Workman

Shanelle Workman is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1990 to present. Shanelle was born in 1978 in Fairfax, Virginia, U.S.


Hawksley Workman

Hawksley Workman is a singer-songwriter specializing in cabaret, pop rock, and glam rock music. Hawksley was born in 1975 in Huntsville, Ontario.


What does the name Workman mean?

Wis for willing, to go the extra mile

Ois for original, one of a kind!

Ris for rewards, from your hard work

Kis for keepsake, you treasure your memories.

Mis for mild, your mild and gentle way.

Ais for attractive, inside and out

Nis for notable, distinguished are your feats

Past life for Workman born Aug 22, 1928

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Siberia approximately on 1425. Your profession was farmer, weaver, and tailor.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. You fulfill your lesson by helping old folks and children. You came to that life to learn to care about weak and helpless.

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