Hersman Family History

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Hersman Name Meaning

Dutch (of German origin): variant of Hirschmann, or possibly an Americanized form of the German name.

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

Similar surnames: Mersman, Hershman, Herman, German, Herrman, Perman, Mesman, Hartman

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Hersman Family Origin

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Hersman Family Occupations

What did your Hersman ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Bookbinder Printer newsagent (master) and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Hersman. 12% of Hersman men worked as a Bookbinder Printer newsagent (master) and 34% of Hersman women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hersman were Insurance Office Manager and Buyer For Silk Fab

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Bookbinder Printer newsagent (master)
  • Conductor Public Service Vehicle
  • Dyers Labourer
  • Insurance Office Manager

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Weaver Textile Cloth
  • Artist teacher Of Art retired
  • Buyer For Silk Fab

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

Hersman Historical Records

What Hersman family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hersman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hersman 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 Hersman

Passenger List

There are 386 immigration records available for the last name Hersman. 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 593 military records available for the last name Hersman. For the veterans among your Hersman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hersman Life Expectancy

What is the average Hersman lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Hersman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Hersman in 1952 was 30, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hersman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hersman 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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