Akerman Family History

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Akerman Name Meaning

Dutch: variant spelling of Ackerman. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Ackermann. Swedish: (Åkerman): ornamental name composed of the elements åker ‘field’ + man ‘man’.

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

Similar surnames: Ackerman, Akkerman, Ockerman, Aderman, Adelman, Herman, Derman

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Akerman Family Origin

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Akerman Family Occupations

What did your Akerman ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Akerman. 4% of Akerman men worked as a General Labourer and 58% of Akerman women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Akerman were Clerk and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Builders Labourer
  • Carpenter
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housewife
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Housekeeper

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Akerman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 20,000 census records available for the last name Akerman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Akerman 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Akerman. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Akerman. For the veterans among your Akerman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Akerman Life Expectancy

What is the average Akerman lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Akerman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Akerman in 1963 was 71, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Akerman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Akerman ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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