Bermel Family History

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Bermel Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a place in Rhineland named Bermel.

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

Similar surnames: Berkel, Bengel, Berner, Berger, Berge, Bergen, Bertel, Ermel, Birkel

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Bermel Family Origin

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Bermel Family Occupations

What did your Bermel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bermel family was Hatmaker. Farmer, Painter and Brass Moulder were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bermel. The most common Bermel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Bermel's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Painter

  • Brass Moulder

  • Hatmaker


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Bermel ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Bermel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Bermel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bermel 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 424 immigration records available for the last name Bermel. 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 Card

There are 474 military records available for the last name Bermel. For the veterans among your Bermel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bermel Life Expectancy

What is the average Bermel lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Bermel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Bermel in 1954 was 43, and 51 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bermel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bermel 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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