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

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Herm Family Origin

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Herm Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Keeping House

    12%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Butcher

    4%

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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Herm Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Herm

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