Counterman Family History

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Counterman Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized spelling of German Kundermann, a nickname for a devilish person, from Middle High German kunder ‘monster’ + man ‘man’, or an altered form of Kondermann, a habitational name for someone from Kondrau in Bavaria. The surname is found in England, though now rare, and may be an occupational name meaning ‘servant of the accountant’, from Middle English countour ‘accountant’ (see Counter) + man ‘servant’.

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

Similar surnames: Shusterman, Sonderman, Kolterman, Otterman, Dauterman, Cotterman

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Counterman Family Origin

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Counterman Family Occupations

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Counterman ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Works On Farm

  • Doctor


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In 1880, the most common Counterman occupation in the USA was Laborer. 48% of Counterman's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Counterman family was Doctor. Laborer, Farmer and Works On Farm were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Counterman.

Source: Census data for Counterman | Data not to scale

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Counterman Life Expectancy

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