Herm Family History

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Herm Name Meaning

North German: from a short form of Hermann. South German: derisive nickname for a stiff, obstinate person.

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


Similar surnames: Harm, Herb, Herms, Helm, Herl, Herr, Heis, Helf, Heim, Bern

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Herm Family Origin

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Herm Family Occupations

What did your Herm ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Keeping House

    12%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Butcher

    4%

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

Herm Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Herm Life Expectancy

What is the average Herm lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Herm life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Herm in 1963 was 66, and 91 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Herm

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Herm 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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