Kerkman Family History

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Kerkman Name Meaning

Dutch: from Middle Dutch kercman ‘clergyman’. North German: from Low German kerke ‘church’, hence an occupational name for a sexton or a parishioner.

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


Similar surnames: Kirkman, Werkman, Kerzman, Berkman, Mersman, Korman, Karman, Perman

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Kerkman Family Origin

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Kerkman Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    60%
  • Builder

    20%
  • Tinsmith

    20%

In 1880, Farmer and Builder were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Kerkman. The most common Kerkman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Kerkman's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kerkman family was Tinsmith.

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Kerkman Historical Records

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Kerkman Life Expectancy

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