Hermansen Family History

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Hermansen Name Meaning

North German, Danish, and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Herman.

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

Similar surnames: Hermsen, Bernsen, Hansen, Hermans, Hensen, Hermann, Fransen, Bermann

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Hermansen Family Origin

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Hermansen Family Occupations

What did your Hermansen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hermansen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 86% of Hermansen's were Farmers. Farmer and Plasterer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Hermansen.

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  • Farmer

  • Plasterer


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

Hermansen Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Hermansen Life Expectancy

What is the average Hermansen lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Hermansen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Hermansen in 1947 was 49, and 78 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hermansen 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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