Ferman Family History

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Ferman Name Meaning

Altered spelling of German and Swiss Fehrmann.

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


Similar surnames: Derman, Felman, Werman, Merman, Furman, German, Fehrman, Jerman

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Ferman Family Origin

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Ferman Family Occupations

What did your Ferman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ferman family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ferman. The most common Ferman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Ferman's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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

Ferman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ferman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ferman census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Ferman

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Ferman. 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 Ferman. For the veterans among your Ferman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ferman Life Expectancy

What is the average Ferman lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Ferman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Ferman in 1951 was 47, and 91 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ferman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ferman 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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