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Hermon Family History

Hermon Name Meaning

English: variant of Herman. Dutch: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements hari, heri ‘army’ + mund ‘protection’.

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


Similar surnames: Herman, Heron, Herrin, Sermon, Herron, Germond, German, Hamon

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Where is the Hermon family from?

You can see how Hermon families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hermon family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hermon families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 6 Hermon families living in New York. This was about 33% of all the recorded Hermon's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Hermon families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hermon surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hermon ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hermon. 26% of Hermon men worked as a Laborer and 14% of Hermon women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hermon were Carpenter and Waitress.

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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
    26%
  • Farmer
    19%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • Carpenter
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    14%
  • Maid
    11%
  • Housework
    11%
  • Waitress
    9%
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Census Records

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Hermon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hermon 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Hermon. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Hermon. For the veterans among your Hermon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hermon lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Hermon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Hermon in 1960 was 27, and 76 in 2004.

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