Hermann Family History

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Hermann Name Meaning

German: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements heri, hari ‘army’ + man ‘man’. The surname is also borne by Ashkenazic Jews, probably as an adoption of the German surname.

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

Similar surnames: Herman, Bermann, Heumann, Harman, Heilmann, Redmann, Derman, Hermon

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Hermann Family Origin

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Hermann Family Occupations

What did your Hermann ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Incapacitated and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Hermann. 5% of Hermann men worked as an Incapacitated and 33% of Hermann women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hermann were Butchers Assistant and Domestic German Jewish Re

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Incapacitated
  • (capstan Man) Railway Cheedter Loader
  • Builders Labourer Hea Wor
  • Butchers Assistant

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Domestic Servant
  • Private Means
  • Domestic German Jewish Re

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

Hermann Historical Records

What Hermann family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 58,000 census records available for the last name Hermann. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hermann 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 34,000 immigration records available for the last name Hermann. 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 78,000 military records available for the last name Hermann. For the veterans among your Hermann ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hermann Life Expectancy

What is the average Hermann lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Hermann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Hermann in 1942 was 35, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hermann

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hermann 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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