Hermans Family History

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Hermans Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: patronymic from Herman.

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


Similar surnames: Hermanns, Hermes, Hermansen, Herman, Herms, Herrman, Hermon, Hemmann

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Hermans Family Origin

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Hermans Family Occupations

What did your Hermans ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Carpenter

    12%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Basket Maker

    2%

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

Hermans Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Hermans Life Expectancy

What is the average Hermans lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Hermans life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Hermans in 1954 was 46, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hermans

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hermans 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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