Ackermann Family History

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Ackermann Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German ackerman ‘plowman’, ‘peasant’. The German term did not have the same denotation of status in the feudal system as its English counterpart Ackerman. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Acker.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Ackerman, Akkerman, Wackerman, Ockerman, Akerman, Acreman, Karmann

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Ackermann Family Origin

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Ackermann Family Occupations

What did your Ackermann ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Builder and Governess School were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Ackermann. A less common occupation for the Ackermann family was Schoolmaster. The most common Ackermann occupation in the UK was Builder. 33% of Ackermann's were Builders.

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  • Builder

  • Governess School

  • Schoolmaster


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Ackermann Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Ackermann. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ackermann census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 10,000 immigration records available for the last name Ackermann. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 13,000 military records available for the last name Ackermann. For the veterans among your Ackermann ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ackermann Life Expectancy

What is the average Ackermann lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Ackermann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Ackermann in 1953 was 47, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ackermann

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