Hersman Family History

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Hersman Name Meaning

Dutch (of German origin): variant of Hirschmann, or possibly an Americanized form of the German name.

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


Similar surnames: Mersman, Hershman, Herman, German, Herrman, Perman, Mesman, Hartman

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Hersman Family Origin

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Hersman Family Occupations

What did your Hersman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Clerk In Hardware Store and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hersman. A less common occupation for the Hersman family was Farming. The most common Hersman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 70% of Hersman's were Farmers.

View Census data for Hersman | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    70%
  • Clerk In Hardware Store

    3%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%
  • Farming

    3%

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

Hersman Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Hersman Life Expectancy

What is the average Hersman lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Hersman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Hersman in 1952 was 30, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hersman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hersman 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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