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Ingerman Name Meaning

Jewish (from Ukraine and Poland): from southern Yiddish inger man ‘younger man’, perhaps a name taken by a younger son. Swedish and German (Ingermann): regional name for someone from Ingermanland (Ingria), a former province between Finland and Russia.

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


Similar surnames: Angerman, Inselman, Kinderman, German, Immerman, Nierman, Fingerman

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Ingerman Family Origin

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Ingerman Family Occupations

What did your Ingerman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Ingerman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Ingerman's were Farmers. Farmer, Brewer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ingerman. A less common occupation for the Ingerman family was Barkeeper.

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  • Farmer

    53%
  • Brewer

    13%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Barkeeper

    7%

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

Ingerman Historical Records

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Census Record

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

Passenger List

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

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Ingerman Life Expectancy

What is the average Ingerman lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Ingerman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Ingerman in 1945 was 48, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ingerman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ingerman 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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