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Fehrmann Family History

Fehrmann Name Meaning

South German and Swiss German: occupational name for a ferryman from Middle High German ver(e) ‘ferry’ + man ‘man’.

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


Similar surnames: Ehrmann, Lehrmann, Fuhrmann, Bermann, Mohrmann, Ehmann, Lehmann

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Where is the Fehrmann family from?

You can see how Fehrmann families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Fehrmann family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Fehrmann families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Fehrmann family living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Fehrmann's in USA. New York had the highest population of Fehrmann families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Fehrmann surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Fehrmann ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Fehrmann. 23% of Fehrmann men worked as a Farmer and 39% of Fehrmann women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Fehrmann were Machine Operator and Teacher. .

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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
    23%
  • Laborer
    15%
  • Carpenter
    12%
  • Machine Operator
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    39%
  • Bookkeeper
    16%
  • Trained Nurse
    16%
  • Teacher
    16%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Fehrmann. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fehrmann 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 Fehrmann. 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 927 military records available for the last name Fehrmann. For the veterans among your Fehrmann ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Fehrmann lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Fehrmann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Fehrmann in 1963 was 78, and 51 in 2004.

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