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Birman Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Dutch and Jewish (Ashkenazic) Bierman or an altered spelling of the German cognate Biermann.

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


Similar surnames: Bierman, Barman, Borman, Girman, Berman, Boreman, Werman, Corman

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Birman Family Origin

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Birman Family Occupations

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  • Cabinet Maker

    9%
  • Cigar Maker

    9%
  • Draughtman

    9%
  • Dry Goods Peddler

    9%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Birman family was Dry Goods Peddler. Cabinet Maker, Cigar Maker and Draughtman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Birman. The most common Birman occupation in the USA was Cabinet Maker. 9% of Birman's were Cabinet Makers.

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Birman Historical Records

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Birman Life Expectancy

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Famous Birman Family

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Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)

Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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