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Showerman Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Schauerman, an occupational name for an officially designated assayer (of coins, etc.), from Middle High German schouwer.

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


Similar surnames: Sherman, Bowerman, Hoverman, Shusterman, Werman, Schwerman, Sonderman

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Where is the Showerman family from?

You can see how Showerman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Showerman family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Showerman families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 13 Showerman families living in New York. This was about 57% of all the recorded Showerman's in USA. New York had the highest population of Showerman families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Showerman surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Showerman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Partner were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Showerman. 53% of Showerman men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Showerman women worked as a Partner. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    53%
  • Laborer
    27%
  • Salesman
    14%
  • Foreman
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Partner
    100%
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What Showerman family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Showerman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Showerman census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 77 immigration records available for the last name Showerman. 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 Cards

There are 228 military records available for the last name Showerman. For the veterans among your Showerman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Showerman lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2003, in the United States, Showerman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Showerman in 1948 was 35, and 72 in 2003.

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