Ermel Family History

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Ermel Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German ermel ‘sleeve’, a metonymic occupational name for a sleeve maker. Alternatively, it may have been a nickname for someone who wore clothing with conspicuous sleeves; in medieval times the size of sleeves was regulated by luxury laws.

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


Similar surnames: Erbes, Ertel, Hamel, Erker, Engel, Gamel, Gruel, Ermer, Bermel, Eppel

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Ermel Family Origin

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Ermel Family Occupations

What did your Ermel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Ermel. 40% of Ermel men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Ermel women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ermel were Mechanic and Topper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    40%
  • Laborer
    35%
  • Salesman
    14%
  • Mechanic
    14%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    34%
  • Housework
    34%
  • Topper
    34%

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

Ermel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Ermel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ermel 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 568 immigration records available for the last name Ermel. 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 688 military records available for the last name Ermel. For the veterans among your Ermel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ermel Life Expectancy

What is the average Ermel lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Ermel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Ermel in 1960 was 64, and 46 in 2004.

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