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Petermann Family History

Petermann Name Meaning
South German: derivative of Peter.

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

43,385 Historical Documents with Petermann on Ancestry.com
20,322 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,605 Military Records
2,651 Immigration Records
3,774 Census and Voter Lists
14,033 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Petermann Families

  • Number of Petermann families
     12 - 21
     5 - 11
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Petermann families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Petermann last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Petermann census records

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Petermann 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 Petermann families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Petermann Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Petermann 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 Petermann

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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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Petermann Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Petermann census records

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

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Petermann Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

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