Definitions for mailman
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word mailman.
mailman, postman, mail carrier, letter carrier, carriernoun
a man who delivers the mail
someone (implied male) who delivers mail to, and/or collects mail from, residential or commercial addresses, or from public mailboxes
A mail carrier, mailman, mailwoman, postal carrier, postman, postwoman, or letter carrier (in American English), sometimes colloquially known as a postie (in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom), is an employee of a post office or postal service, who delivers mail and parcel post to residences and businesses. The term "mail carrier" came to be used as a gender-neutral substitute for "mailman" soon after women began performing the job. In the Royal Mail, the official name changed from "letter carrier" to "postman" in 1883, and "postwoman" has also been used for many years.
A mailman, also known as a postal carrier, is a person employed by a postal service to deliver mail and parcels to residences and businesses. This usually involves sorting the mail and then traveling along a predetermined route, often via foot, bicycle, or vehicle, to deliver each piece of mail to the correct address. In addition to delivery, a mailman may collect outgoing mail and packages, and sells stamps and other postal supplies.
Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Mailman is ranked #44109 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Mailman surname appeared 488 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Mailman.
90.9% or 444 total occurrences were White.
5.1% or 25 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
1.6% or 8 total occurrences were of two or more races.
1% or 5 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
The numerical value of mailman in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of mailman in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Where you look at Joe Biden then or look at Joe Biden now -- he's a kid from Scranton, he speaks the language of the bartender or the plumber or the mailman.
Since that deluge of newspaper articles I have been so flooded with questions, invitations, suggestions, that I keep dreaming I am roasting in Hell, and the mailman is the devil eternally yelling at me, showering me with more bundles of letters at my head because I have not answered the old ones.
I grew up in poverty. I understand what it's like to grow up poor, it's important and so good that the Republican Party has candidates running for president like John Kasich, who's father was a mailman, and my father, who was a bartender, and others who worked for a living and struggled to provide for their families.
It's important and so good that the Republican Party has candidates running for president like John Kasich, who's father was a mailman, and my father, who was a bartender, and others who worked for a living and struggled to provide for their families, it's one thing to read about these things; it's another thing to live them.
Anybody who had a delivery truck or vehicle and a uniform that matches, he just goes crazy, garbage man, mailman, police officer, fireman. It doesn't matter. But he knows that we like the mailman because … we have a pretty good mailman.
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- ساعي البريدArabic
- паштар, паштальёнBelarusian
- carterCatalan, Valencian
- pošťák, listonošCzech
- Briefträger, Postbote, Briefzusteller, Zusteller, PostmannGerman
- leterportisto, poŝtistoEsperanto
- postinjakaja, postimies, postinkantajaFinnish
- postaScottish Gaelic
- 郵便配達人, 郵便集配人Japanese
- 郵便集配員, 우편집배원Korean
- Bréifdréier, BréifdréieschLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- tukang pos, ڤوسمين, ڤڠهانتر ڤوس, opas pos, بستيلر, posmen, besteler, اوڤس ڤوس, توکڠ ڤوس, penghantar posMalay
- postbesteller, postbode, brievenbestellerDutch
- письмоносец, почтальонша, почтальонRussian
- поштар, pismonoša, писмоноша, listonoša, листоноша, poštarSerbo-Croatian
- அஞ்சல் காரர்Tamil
- поштар, листоношаUkrainian
- người đưa thư, bưu táVietnamese
- penediblinan, penedijiblinan, penedihiblinanVolapük
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