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Gierman Name Meaning

Variant of North German Giermann, from a short form of a personal name beginning with the element Ger-, for example Gerhardt.

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


Similar surnames: German, Wierman, Pierman, Perman, Goeman, Jerman, Gillman, Bierman

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Gierman Family Origin

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Gierman Family Occupations

What did your Gierman ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Butcher

    11%
  • Carpenter

    11%
  • Day Laborer

    11%

In 1880, Farmer, Butcher and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gierman. A less common occupation for the Gierman family was Day Laborer. The most common Gierman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Gierman's were Farmers.

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Gierman Historical Records

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Gierman Life Expectancy

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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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