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Erdmann Name Meaning

German: probably from the personal name Ertmar, from Germanic ert-, erde ‘earth’ + mari, meri ‘famous’.

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


Similar surnames: Hermann, Bermann, Eidman, Redmann, Heilmann, German, Eckmann

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Erdmann Family Origin

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Erdmann Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Carpenter

    3%
  • Keeping House

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Erdmann family was Keeping House. The most common Erdmann occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Erdmann's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Erdmann.

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Erdmann Historical Records

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Erdmann Life Expectancy

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Famous Erdmann Family

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Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)

Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
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