Sermon Family History

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Sermon Name Meaning

English: from Middle English serm(o)un ‘sermon’, a metonymic occupational name for a preacher, or perhaps a nickname for a long-winded and pompous person. Dutch: variant of Simon, with epenthetic -r-.

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


Similar surnames: Semon, Hermon, Lemon, Selman, Sermons, Heron, Sirmon, German, Sexton

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Sermon Family Origin

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Sermon Family Occupations

What did your Sermon ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Artisan Paper Maker and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Sermon. 2% of Sermon men worked as an Artisan Paper Maker and 48% of Sermon women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sermon were Builders Surveyor Estima Manager Travelling and Office Cleaner

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Artisan Paper Maker
    2%
  • Book Binder (retired
    2%
  • Builder decorator
    2%
  • Builders Surveyor Estima Manager Travelling
    2%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    48%
  • Private Means
    5%
  • Domestic Servant
    3%
  • Office Cleaner
    3%

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

Sermon Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Sermon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sermon 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 437 immigration records available for the last name Sermon. 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 865 military records available for the last name Sermon. For the veterans among your Sermon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sermon Life Expectancy

What is the average Sermon lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Sermon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Sermon in 1964 was 71, and 89 in 2004.

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