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Erdman Family History

Erdman Name Meaning
Variant spelling of Erdmann.

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

133,570 Historical Documents with Erdman on Ancestry.com
33,191 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
6,024 Military Records
3,551 Immigration Records
29,657 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Erdman Families

  • Number of Erdman families
     103 - 203
     35 - 102
     1 - 34
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Erdman families
     8 - 13
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Erdman last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Erdman census records

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Erdman Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Erdman families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Erdman Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Erdman families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Erdman

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Erdman Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Erdman census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Erdman ancestors, such as occupation.

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Erdman Civil War Service Records

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