Peerman Family History

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Peerman Name Meaning

occupational name for a grower or seller or pears, from peer ‘pear’ + man ‘man’. habitational name for someone from any of numerous places named Perre or Parre.

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

Similar surnames: Perman, Pierman, Pearman, Sherman, Feeman, Lederman, Steerman

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Peerman Family Origin

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Peerman Family Occupations

What did your Peerman ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Commercial Traveller(Draper), Laborer and Lodging House Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Peerman. A less common occupation for the Peerman family was Porter. The most common Peerman occupation in the UK was Commercial Traveller(Draper). 25% of Peerman's were Commercial Traveller(Draper)s.

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  • Commercial Traveller(Draper)

  • Laborer

  • Lodging House Keeper

  • Porter


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

Peerman Historical Records

What Peerman family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Peerman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Peerman 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 144 immigration records available for the last name Peerman. 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 426 military records available for the last name Peerman. For the veterans among your Peerman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Peerman Life Expectancy

What is the average Peerman lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Peerman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Peerman in 1958 was 34, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Peerman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Peerman 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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