Herrman Family History

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Herrman Name Meaning

Dutch or German: variant spelling of Herman or Hermann.

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

Similar surnames: Herrmann, Herman, Hersman, Heyrman, German, Harman, Bergman, Heckman

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Herrman Family Origin

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Herrman Family Occupations

What did your Herrman ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Herrman occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 8% of Herrman's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Herrman family was Dealer In Works Of Art. Agricultural Labourer, Boot Maker and Bootmaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Herrman.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Boot Maker

  • Bootmaker

  • Dealer In Works Of Art


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

Herrman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Herrman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Herrman 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Herrman. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Herrman. For the veterans among your Herrman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Herrman Life Expectancy

What is the average Herrman lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Herrman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Herrman in 1944 was 32, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Herrman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Herrman 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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