Ingerman Family History

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Ingerman Name Meaning

Jewish (from Ukraine and Poland): from southern Yiddish inger man ‘younger man’, perhaps a name taken by a younger son. Swedish and German (Ingermann): regional name for someone from Ingermanland (Ingria), a former province between Finland and Russia.

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

Similar surnames: Angerman, Inselman, Kinderman, German, Immerman, Nierman, Fingerman

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Ingerman Family Origin

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Ingerman Family Occupations

What did your Ingerman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Ingerman. 5% of Ingerman men worked as a Laborer and 12% of Ingerman women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ingerman were Manager and Maid

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Lawyer
  • Manager

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Bookkeeper
  • Clerk
  • Maid

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

Ingerman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Ingerman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ingerman 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 558 immigration records available for the last name Ingerman. 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 238 military records available for the last name Ingerman. For the veterans among your Ingerman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ingerman Life Expectancy

What is the average Ingerman lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Ingerman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Ingerman in 1945 was 48, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ingerman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ingerman 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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