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Barmann Name Meaning

German (Bärmann): variant of Baer . German: status name from Middle High German barman ‘person with some (feudal) tax or rent obligation’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Bermann, Karmann, Hammann, Baumann, Borgmann, Barman, Ahmann

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Where is the Barmann family from?

You can see how Barmann families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Barmann family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Barmann families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 9 Barmann families living in Illinois. This was about 39% of all the recorded Barmann's in USA. Illinois had the highest population of Barmann families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Barmann surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Barmann ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Barmann. 31% of Barmann men worked as a Farmer and 16% of Barmann women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Barmann were Clerk and Bugger. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Farm Laborer
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Teacher
  • Clerk
  • Bugger
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Barmann. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Barmann census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Barmann. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 747 military records available for the last name Barmann. For the veterans among your Barmann ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Barmann lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Barmann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Barmann in 1963 was 77, and 85 in 2004.

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