Dearman Family History

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Dearman Name Meaning

English: from a Middle English personal name, Derman (Old English Deormann), meaning either ‘beloved man’ or ‘spirited man’ (from deor ‘wild creature’). See Dear 1. Variant of Irish Dearmond. Probably an Americanized spelling of German Diermann or Thiermann, which derive from short forms of the personal name Dietrich or perhaps from Middle High German tier ‘animal’, ‘game’ + man ‘man’ and thus denote a game or venison dealer.

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

Similar surnames: Derman, Warman, Carman, German, Seaman, Perman, Klarman, Deerman

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Dearman Family Origin

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Dearman Family Occupations

What did your Dearman ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Dearman family was Laborer. The most common Dearman occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 7% of Dearman's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Laundress and Carman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dearman.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Laundress

  • Carman

  • Laborer


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

Dearman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 23,000 census records available for the last name Dearman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dearman 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 852 immigration records available for the last name Dearman. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Dearman. For the veterans among your Dearman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dearman Life Expectancy

What is the average Dearman lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Dearman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Dearman in 1944 was 22, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dearman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dearman 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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