Yerman Family History

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Yerman Name Meaning

Slovenian Jerman, a variant of the personal name Herman (see German Hermann). German Jährmann or Jermann, variants of Gehrmann.

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

Similar surnames: Jerman, German, Herman, Perman, Werman, Derman, Eyerman, Yarman

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Yerman Family Origin

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Yerman Family Occupations

What did your Yerman ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Bricklayer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Yerman. 34% of Yerman men worked as a Bricklayer and 60% of Yerman women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Yerman were Shipping Clerk and Wire Worker (ropery)

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Bricklayer
  • Milling Machinist
  • Shipping Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Hospital Maid
  • Wire Worker (ropery)

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

Yerman Historical Records

What Yerman family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Yerman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Yerman 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 261 immigration records available for the last name Yerman. 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 369 military records available for the last name Yerman. For the veterans among your Yerman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Yerman Life Expectancy

What is the average Yerman lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Yerman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Yerman in 1959 was 71, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Yerman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Yerman 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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