Bermann Family History

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Bermann Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a swineherd, from Middle High German ber ‘boar’ + man ‘man’. German: occupational name for someone who exhibited a bear (see Bearman). North German: from a short form of any of the various medieval personal names derived from Germanic compound names with the first element ber(n) ‘bear’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Berman.

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

Similar surnames: Berman, Heumann, Hermann, Rehmann, Behrmann, German, Perman, Barmann

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Bermann Family Origin

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Bermann Family Occupations

What did your Bermann ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bermann occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Bermann's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bermann family was Dry Goods Merchant. Farmer, Cigar Packer and Clerk In Clothing Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bermann.

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  • Farmer

  • Cigar Packer

  • Clerk In Clothing Store

  • Dry Goods Merchant


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

Bermann Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Bermann. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bermann 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Bermann. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, 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 Bermann. For the veterans among your Bermann ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bermann Life Expectancy

What is the average Bermann lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2003, in the United States, Bermann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Bermann in 1947 was 40, and 94 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bermann

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bermann 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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