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Derman Surname Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): artificial name from German der Mann ‘the man’. Turkish: ornamental name or nickname from derman ‘strength’ also ‘cure’. Americanized form of German Dermann: probably from an old personal name composed with Old High German dart ‘spear’ + man ‘man’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Berman, Dearman, German, Dorman, Perman, Herman, Werman, Jerman

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Where is the Derman family from?

You can see how Derman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Derman family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Derman families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 17 Derman families living in London. This was about 18% of all the recorded Derman's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Derman families in 1891.
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What did your Derman ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Derman. 75% of Derman women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    75%
  • Cardboard Box Machinist
    13%
  • Housewife
    13%
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Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Derman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Derman census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Derman. 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 Cards

There are 635 military records available for the last name Derman. For the veterans among your Derman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Derman lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Derman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Derman in 1962 was 70, and 81 in 2004.

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