Germany Family History

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Germany Name Meaning

English (eastern counties): apparently a variant of German.

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


Similar surnames: German, Germann, Germain, Girman, Gorman, Garman, Jerman, Bermann

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Germany Family Origin

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Germany Family Occupations

What did your Germany ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Germany family was College Servant. The most common Germany occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 13% of Germany's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Ag. Lab. were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Germany.

View Census data for Germany | Data not to scale

  • Agricultural Labourer

    13%
  • Labourer

    10%
  • Ag. Lab.

    5%
  • College Servant

    5%

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

Germany Historical Records

What Germany family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Germany. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Germany census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Germany

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Germany. 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 Germany. For the veterans among your Germany ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Germany Life Expectancy

What is the average Germany lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Germany life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Germany in 1940 was 33, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Germany

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Germany 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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