Herrmann Family History

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Herrmann Name Meaning

German: variant spelling of Hermann.

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


Similar surnames: Herrman, Heermann, Heymann, Behrmann, Hoermann, Bermann, Germann

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Herrmann Family Origin

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Herrmann Family Occupations

What did your Herrmann ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Herrmann occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Herrmann's were Farmers. Farmer, Cabinet Maker and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Herrmann. A less common occupation for the Herrmann family was Tailor.

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Cabinet Maker

    3%
  • Laborer

    3%
  • Tailor

    3%

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

Herrmann Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Herrmann. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Herrmann 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 Herrmann

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Herrmann. 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 Herrmann. For the veterans among your Herrmann ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Herrmann Life Expectancy

What is the average Herrmann lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Herrmann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Herrmann in 1943 was 39, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Herrmann

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Herrmann 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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