Offerman Family History

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Offerman Name Meaning

Dutch: occupational name for a sexton or verger, Middle Dutch offerman. Respelling of German and Jewish Offermann.

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


Similar surnames: Opferman, Ockerman, Overman, Beerman, Offermann, Opperman, Bierman

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Offerman Family Origin

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Offerman Family Occupations

What did your Offerman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Offerman. A less common occupation for the Offerman family was Butcher. The most common Offerman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 13% of Offerman's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    13%
  • Carpenter

    10%
  • Grocer

    10%
  • Butcher

    7%

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

Offerman Historical Records

What Offerman family records will you find?

Census Record

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

Passenger List

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

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Offerman Life Expectancy

What is the average Offerman lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Offerman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Offerman in 1957 was 43, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Offerman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Offerman 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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