Ermel Family History

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Ermel Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German ermel ‘sleeve’, a metonymic occupational name for a sleeve maker. Alternatively, it may have been a nickname for someone who wore clothing with conspicuous sleeves; in medieval times the size of sleeves was regulated by luxury laws.

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


Similar surnames: Erbes, Ertel, Hamel, Erker, Engel, Gamel, Gruel, Ermer, Bermel, Eppel

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Ermel Family Origin

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Ermel Family Occupations

What did your Ermel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Ermel occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 29% of Ermel's were Keeping Houses. A less common occupation for the Ermel family was Farmer. Keeping House, Carpenter and Druggist were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ermel.

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  • Keeping House

    29%
  • Carpenter

    14%
  • Druggist

    14%
  • Farmer

    14%

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Ermel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ermel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ermel 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Ermel. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Ermel. For the veterans among your Ermel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ermel Life Expectancy

What is the average Ermel lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Ermel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Ermel in 1960 was 64, and 46 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ermel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ermel 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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