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Girman Name Meaning

Rusyn (from Slovakia): altered form of German . Americanized form of German Girmann itself a variant of Giermann (see Gierman ) and Germann .

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


Similar surnames: German, Gorman, Gilman, Garman, Birman, Furman, Gierman, Sirman

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Where is the Girman family from?

You can see how Girman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Girman family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Girman families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 8 Girman families living in Ohio. This was about 35% of all the recorded Girman's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Girman families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Girman surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Girman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Girman. 50% of Girman men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Girman women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Girman were Pipe Fitter and Book Keeper. .

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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

  • Laborer
    50%
  • Salesman
    14%
  • Medical Doctor
    10%
  • Pipe Fitter
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
    34%
  • Stenographer
    34%
  • Book Keeper
    34%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Girman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Girman 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 314 immigration records available for the last name Girman. 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 271 military records available for the last name Girman. For the veterans among your Girman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Girman lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Girman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Girman in 1955 was 49, and 77 in 2004.

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