Hermsen Family History

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Hermsen Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: patronymic from a short form of the personal name Herman.

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


Similar surnames: Hermes, Harmsen, Herms, Bernsen, Derksen, Hermansen, Hemmen, Heinsen

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Hermsen Family Origin

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Hermsen Family Occupations

What did your Hermsen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farm and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hermsen. A less common occupation for the Hermsen family was Molder. The most common Hermsen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Hermsen's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    60%
  • Farm

    10%
  • Farming

    10%
  • Molder

    10%

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

Hermsen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Hermsen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hermsen census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Hermsen

Passenger List

There are 680 immigration records available for the last name Hermsen. 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 619 military records available for the last name Hermsen. For the veterans among your Hermsen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hermsen Life Expectancy

What is the average Hermsen lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Hermsen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Hermsen in 1944 was 43, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hermsen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hermsen 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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