Mersman Family History

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Mersman Name Meaning

German: variant of Mersch with the addition of Middle Low German man ‘man’. Dutch: variant of Meers 2. Dutch: occupational name from Middle Dutch me(e)rseman, maers(e)man ‘peddler’, ‘traveling merchant’.

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


Similar surnames: Marsman, Mesman, Messman, Hersman, Mellman, Perman, Kerkman, Berkman

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Mersman Family Origin

Where is the Mersman family from?

Mersman Family Occupations

What did your Mersman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Mersman family was Clerk In Store. The most common Mersman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Mersman's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Bookkeeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mersman.

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Carpenter

    13%
  • Bookkeeper

    6%
  • Clerk In Store

    6%

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

Mersman Historical Records

What Mersman family records will you find?

Census Record

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

Passenger List

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

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Mersman Life Expectancy

What is the average Mersman lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Mersman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Mersman in 1947 was 54, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mersman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mersman 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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