Merman Family History

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Merman Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of North German Meermann, a topographic name for someone living by a large lake.

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

Similar surnames: German, Amerman, Erman, Mesman, Werman, Derman, Jerman, Moerman

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Merman Family Origin

Where is the Merman family from?

Merman Family Occupations

What did your Merman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, farmer, Laborer and R. R. Section Hand were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Merman. The most common Merman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Merman's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Merman family was Hat Manf.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • R. R. Section Hand

  • Hat Manf


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

Merman Historical Records

What Merman family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Merman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Merman 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 Merman

Passenger List

There are 795 immigration records available for the last name Merman. 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 943 military records available for the last name Merman. For the veterans among your Merman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Merman Life Expectancy

What is the average Merman lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Merman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Merman in 1963 was 59, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Merman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Merman 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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