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Perman Name Meaning

Dutch: from a short form the personal name Perre, a Dutch form of Peter. Dutch: occupational name for a seller or grower of pears, from pere ‘pear’. German: southern variant of Bermann, from an old personal name formed with Old High German bero ‘bear’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Berman and Perelman.

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


Similar surnames: Berman, German, Derman, Peerman, Werman, Herman, Jerman, Yerman

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Perman Family Origin

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Perman Family Occupations

What did your Perman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Perman family was Idle. Laborer, Farmer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Perman. The most common Perman occupation in the USA was Laborer. 27% of Perman's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    27%
  • Farmer

    18%
  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Idle

    9%

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

Perman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Perman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Perman census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

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

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Perman Life Expectancy

What is the average Perman lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Perman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Perman in 1960 was 71, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Perman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Perman 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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