Fehrmann Family History

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Fehrmann Name Meaning

South and Swiss German: occupational name for a ferryman, from Middle High German ver(e) ‘ferry’ + man ‘man’.

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


Similar surnames: Ehrmann, Lehrmann, Fuhrmann, Bermann, Mohrmann, Ehmann, Lehmann

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Fehrmann Family Origin

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Fehrmann Family Occupations

What did your Fehrmann ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Fehrmann family was Cooper. The most common Fehrmann occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Fehrmann's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeps House and Shoemaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fehrmann.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Keeps House

    17%
  • Shoemaker

    17%
  • Cooper

    8%

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Fehrmann Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Fehrmann. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fehrmann 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Fehrmann. 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 Fehrmann. For the veterans among your Fehrmann ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fehrmann Life Expectancy

What is the average Fehrmann lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Fehrmann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Fehrmann in 1963 was 78, and 51 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fehrmann

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fehrmann 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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